How Manchester United could line up against Fulham

How Manchester United could line up against Fulham

He was named a finalist for MLS' Most Valuable Player Award.

England global Jones could return and replace Bailly to partner Lindelof in the central defence.

On the other hand, French worldwide Anthony Martial should return to start in place of Chilean star Alexis Sanchez.

With nine goals between them since the Norwegian arrived, the good friends have given United's attack a more menacing look in recent weeks. My fans will be happy seeing the players fight for every ball.

There could be club debuts for Lazar Markovic and Havard Nordtveit following their arrivals in the January transfer window.

Saturday's fixture at Craven Cottage represents the start of a period that is expected to influence whether Solksjaer remains at Old Trafford - in the coming weeks they also face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Chelsea and Liverpool.

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The Red Devils, following a awful start to their season under former manager Jose Mourinho, are now back to their usual standards since Norwegian tactician and former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken the Old Trafford job.

United dropped their first points under Solskjaer when they drew 2-2 vs Burnley last week and this weekend they had to earn a hard-fought 1-0 win over Leicester City.

80% of Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic's Premier League goals this season have come in home games (8/10).

Speaking of Fergie, he was the last Man Utd manager to record five consecutive league away wins, back in the opening half of his final season (2012/13) at the helm.

It was a remarkable turnaround for a club that won three-of-the-first-four MLS Cups after the league launched in 1996 but had fallen on tough times in recent years.

Kick off is 12:30 GMT (07:30 ET) on Saturday, and will be shown live on Sky Sports Premier League in the United Kingdom.

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