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Bristol City vs Manchester United: Early team news

by Leo Nieboer

Paul Pogba has completed his three match suspension and will be in line to face Bristol City in the League Cup quarter-final on Wednesday night.

Antonio Valencia insisted he was “fine” despite coming off during the 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion last weekend but will most likely sit out of the clash at Ashton Gate alongside Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Eric Bailly, who could be out for up to three months.

Sergio Romero has started in previous rounds against Burton Albion and Swansea City, and looks set to retain his place in goal over David De Gea.

Jose Mourinho has hinted towards Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who hasn’t started a game since November 5, featuring against the Championship side as doubt continues to loom over his Man United career.

Supporters will hope to see Luke Shaw receive another chance to impress after the 22-year-old continued his resurgence at Old Trafford with an energetic display out wide against AFC Bournemouth, only to be left out at the Hawthorns.

Scott McTominay and Axel Tuanzebe both produced accomplished displays in the previous round against Swansea City, and the 54-year-old will be expected to give the pair another run out as a he rests key players for Saturday’s trip to Leicester City in the Premier League.

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