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Brentford vs Manchester United confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture

The Independent
The Independent
 2022-01-19

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Manchester United could be boosted by the availability of a host of key players for their trip to Brentford .

Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay missed the 2-2 draw against Aston Villa while serving suspensions, but are now back available, and could be joined in Ralf Rangnick ’s squad by Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Brentford host Manchester United

The forwards trained ahead of the clash at the Brentford Community Stadium , which will be the first competitive encounter between the two sides in 47 years.

Thomas Frank will hope to have Josh Dasilva available soon for the first time in almost a year after the midielder came through a behind-closed-doors fixture this week.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fixture:

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Wednesday 19 January at the Brentford Community Stadium.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage set to begin at 7:30pm - subscribers can stream the game on the move on mobile devices.

Confirmed line-ups

Brentford: Lossl; Bech, Jansson, Pinnock; Roerslev, Janelt, Norgaard, Jensen, Canos; Toney, Mbeumo.

Manchester United: De Gea; Dalot, Lindelof, Varane, Telles; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Fernandes, Elanga; Ronaldo.

Odds

Brentford win: 37/10

Draw: 11/4

Manchester United win : 87/100

Prediction

Manchester United are stuck in a rut, and Brentford will hope to capitalise on a strong home atmosphere under the lights to bring their own poor spell to an end. Yet given the talent that remains in the squad, Ralf Rangnick’s side are surely due a performance of real note. Brentford 1-3 Manchester United

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