Manchester United, one of the favourite title contenders of this season’s premier league are going to start their campaign on Sunday at their home Old Trafford against the London side West Ham United.
Reportedly, The Red Devils have been considered as one of the greatest threats following their good business in the transfer window so far and in addition to that, their stunning form in the pre-season friendlies have put them as one of the title contenders. Earlier in this season, Manchester United have sealed a thrashing £79m deal beating their rivals Chelsea for the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, who has been going through good form since the starting of the league. So, the expectation from the striker will be high throughout the season. The addition of the former Chelsea man Nemanja Matic has also increased their squad depth. On the other hand, West Ham United also will try to demolish the winning start for The Red Devils. They also have strengthened their side with the signing of the ex-Manchester United star Javier Chicharito Hernandez. So, we can surely assume that the tie is gonna be a thrilling one.
Manchester United vs West Ham United Team News:
The Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho is not expected to nurture too much with his starting XI, as we can expect that their both of the new signings Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will have their debuts for their new club. Apart from that, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Anthony Martial are also expected to start the game for the home team. On the other hand, Chicharito will definitely make his debut against his former club. Robert Snodgrass, Marko Arnautovic and Andre Ayew will strengthen their attacking option from behind. Apart from that, Joe Hart will also make his debut for his new side against his former city rivals.
Manchester United vs West Ham United Possible Line-ups:
Manchester United vs West Ham United Key Players:
Manchester United fans will definitely rely on their new record signing Romelu Lukaku. In addition to that, the presence of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba will also decide the fate of the game. Marcus Rashford, the promising youngster may be effective coming later from the bench. On the other hand, for West Ham United, the ex-Leverkusen man Chicharito will definitely be the man to have a definite threat to the opponent. Robert Snodgrass’s deliveries and Andre Ayew’s speed might be a danger to the home team.
Manchester United Latest Form (All Competitions): L-W-W-L-W
West Ham United Latest Form (All Competitions): L-D-D-L-W
Manchester United vs West Ham United Betting Odds (Bet 365):
Manchester United- 1.30
West Ham United- 12.00
Live Streaming Link:
The game is scheduled on Sunday, 13th August 2017 from 08.30 PM IST and will be telecast on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select HD1 for Indian viewers. However, for online streaming links send us a message on our official Facebook page.