The Manchester United line-up for tonight’s game against Liverpool sees a number of changes from the side that lost 4-0 to Brentford last weekend.
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Lisandro Martinez keeps his place despite being substituted at half time against the Bees.
Christian Eriksen and Bruno Fernandes keep their places.
Most controversially, Cristiano Ronaldo is dropped but Anthony Martial does not replace him as had previously been reported.
Bruno Fernandes has been appointed captain.
The dropping of United’s most expensive current player and captain, along with Ronaldo, is a big statement from Erik ten Hag.
Martial is recovering from a hamstring injury that meant he missed the season start, but is expected to be introduced in the second half.
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