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Manchester United V Crystal Palace Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Manchester United have been boosted by the return of both Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini to training. The pair sat out the internationals due to slight injury problems.

Paul Pogba (thigh), Romelu Lukaku (hamstring) and Marcus Rashford (knock) were also major doubts for Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace, but manager Jose Mourinho has since confirmed they are all back in contention.

Victor Lindelof, who had to be taken off at halftime in Sweden’s match against Turkey on Saturday due to illness, returned to play the full 90 minutes against Russia on Tuesday and will be ready to face the Eagles at the weekend.

Fullback Diogo Dalot will also be back in contention after returning to training this week. The 19-year-old has been out of action since September. One player who will be missing, though, is Luke Shaw who is suspended after picking up five yellow cards.

For Palace, Wilfried Zaha is expected to return after missing the last match against Tottenham with a hamstring injury. However, Eagles boss Roy Hodgson could be without his first-choice centre-back pairing.

James Tomkins had to be subbed in the 1-0 defeat to Spurs with a knee problem, while Mamadou Sakho suffered a back injury playing for France against Uruguay on Tuesday evening.

At the bookmakers, United go into the encounter as the favoured team with Paddy Power having them as 4/11 odds-on favourites. A draw is 4/1 at Betway with the best odds for a Palace victory being 8/1 with 888 Sport.

Manchester United’s Predicted XI to face Palace

De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Young, Fellaini, Matic, Fred, Lingard, Sanchez, Martial

Crystal Palace’s Predicted XI

Hennessey, Wan-Bissaka, Kelly, Tomkins, van Aanholt, McArthur, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Townsend, Ayew, Zaha

Predicted Score 1-0 to United