Brentford vs Manchester United confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture
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.
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.
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.
Brentford win: 37/10
Manchester United win : 87/100
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