Manchester United vs Everton predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight – The Independent

United enter tonight’s fixture in second spot in the Premier League with 44 points, three behind Man City – who have a game in hand – while Everton are seventh-placed with 36 points, having played 20 matches.

Here’s all you need to know about the top-flight meeting.

The match will kick off at 8pm GMT tonight at Old Trafford.

The game will air live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Subscribers can also stream it live on the Sky Sports website and SkyGo app.

Following a knee operation, centre-back Phil Jones remains an absentee for United. Up top, Edinson Cavani is fit for the Red Devils but may start on the bench, and Eric Bailly is a doubt in central defence.

For Everton, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is still out injured, but midfielder Allan has returned to training.

Man United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Greenwood, Rashford, Martial

Everton: Olsen, Holgate, Mina, Godfrey, Digne, Doucoure, Gomes, Sigurdsson, Iwobi, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin

Buoyed by their 9-0 thrashing of Southampton, United will be full of confidence here. Everton are not in bad form by any means and should make this a competitive game, but the hosts will expect to have enough quality to take all three points. Man United 2-1 Everton.