TEAMS RELEASED: Sunderland vs Manchester United

The confirmed squads for Sunderland vs. Manchester United at the Stadium of Light have been handed to the referee from both managers and have just been released to the awaiting media in the tunnel. The eagerly awaited first away game of the season is finally upon as Louis Van Gaal’s charges look to put a bitterly disappointing start to the season behind them and go back to were they belong – the summit of the Premier League.

The confirmed squads are as follows:

Manchester United Starting XI 


De Gea;

Jones, Smalling, Blackett;

Valencia, Cleverley, Fletcher, Mata, Young;

Rooney, van Persie 

Subs: Amos, M. Keane, James, Kagawa, Hernandez, Welbeck, Januzaj

Sunderland Starting XI



Vergini, van Aanholt, Brown, O’Shea (c),

Cattermole, Larsson, Rodwell, Buckley,

Wickham, Fletcher

Subs: TBC

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