4-2-3-1 – Martial, Mkhitaryan & Rashford To Start Man United Likely Line Up For Saint-Etienne

Manchester United resume their Europa League campaign with a home game against French side St Etienne in a game which will see Paul Pogba come up against older brother Florentin. Manchester United are the clear favorites for this one despite the Red Devils missing four of their biggest stars.

Jose Mourinho has already admitted he will be without Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Phil Jones for the clash while Luke Shaw has once again been left out of the squad.

Despite the missing quartet, United are expected to name a strong team for the round of 32 clash, even though they face a trip to Ewood Park to take on Blackburn in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Punters wanting to make money from this clash can check out all the odds at https://oddsdigger.com/bet/formula_1

With that in mind expect David De Gea to continue in goal, the Spain international has made three appearances in the Europa League this season and is expected to feature ahead of Sergio Romero, who could play in the FA Cup on Sunday instead.

At right back Antonio Valencia should continue, with Timothy Fosu-Mensah a doubt due to a knock and Matteo Darmian having fallen out of favour in recent weeks.

With Jones out injured Mourinho could partner Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling at the heart of the United defence.

Marcos Rojo is also an option but he could feature at left-back, ahead of Daley Blind who has looked strong in recent weeks.

Into midfield and Marouane Fellaini could partner Paul Pogba in central midfield with Ander Herrera rested, although Bastian Schweinsteiger is also an option.

Ahead of them Anthony Martial will be hoping to keep his place on the left after a superb display against Watford with Henrikh Mkhitaryan dropping into the No. 10 role.

Juan Mata could continue wide right, although Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford will also be pushing for starts, with the young striker in particular reportedly becoming frustrated with his recent lack of game time.

Up front Zlatan Ibrahimovic should start, and will surely relish taking on St Etienne once again. The former PSG man has 14 goals in 13 games against the Ligue 1 side and will be hoping to add to his tally.

Man Utd possible XI: De Gea; Valencia, Rojo, Smalling, Rojo; Pogba, Fellaini; Martial, Mkhitaryan, Rashford; Ibrahimovic