Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United v FC Basel - Early Team News

United v FC Basel - Early Team News

With Old Trafford set to, once again, host Champions League football this evening, after an absence of two years, we have some early team-news from the Manchester United camp.

Starting with between the posts, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that David de Gea and not Sergio Romero will start.

Definitely out, through suspension are Phil Jones and Eric Bailly meaning that Jose Mourinho will turn to Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof at the heart of the Manchester United defence.

Rated as doubtful for the tie is Marouane Fellaini with a calf injury. At his pre-match press conference Mourinho had nothing but kind words for his midfielder, remarking,

'I need him.

'He's a very important player for me, much more important than you can imagine. I feel weaker without him.'


Here`s hoping Fellaini shrugs off his calf injury then.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday September 12 2017
Time: 9:54AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Southampton v Manchester United - Early Team News

A trip to the South Coast beckons for Manchester United this weekend with a Premier League fixture against Southampton.

Southampton v Manchester United - Fascinating Facts

The focus switches to the south-coast this Saturday as Manchester United look to maintain their unbeaten record in the Premier League when they face Southampton at St Marys.

Your MOTM v Burton Albion Was?

This Saturday, Manchester United make the trip to the south-coast to take on Southampton, in a Premier League fixture.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton v United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Southampton to Win!1%
Manchester United to Win!91%
A Draw!8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Henry Honey5
2.olapeace13
3.Evyskid2
4.Aniekano1
5.Baklay371
Vital Football Comment