United will be looking to extend their unbeaten run of twelve games dating back to November.
Saints will know they have an immense task on hand if they are to get anything from the game, but will hopefully show the new manager that they are up for the fight.
Man Utd Team News:
Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Shinji Kagawa, Antonio Valencia and Robin van Persie are all looking to return to the starting line-up after being rested for United’s cup game with Fulham.
Player to watch: Van Persie
VP scored a hat trick at St Mary’s and will be looking to add to his already impressive tally for this season.
Saints Team News:
Adam Lallana is nearing full fitness and may get a part to play. Jose Fonte is still sidelined with injury. Vegard Forren is likely to come onto the bench with a possible part to play.
Player to watch: Gaston Ramirez
Gaston has oozed class at times and his passing quality could give our strikers chances to make an impact on the game.
Match Facts & Stats
United have an impressive 36 wins against Saints with Saints only notching 7 wins at Old Trafford and 10 draws.
The referee is Lee Mason
R West & S Bennett assist
P Tierney is 4th official
This will be a hard game for Saints.
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