What the Man United and Chelsea XIs could look like in their opening match

first_img New job Buildlineup The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Reece James enjoyed a hugely successful loan spell at Wigan last season Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:37Loaded: 10.18%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:37 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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JIBE Jesse Lingard, who is reportedly set to be offered a new contract by Solskjaer, could operate on the right with new signing Daniel James on the opposite wing and Marcus Rashford through the middle.With Romelu Lukaku heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan, if he departs, it will be a big season for Rashford. Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions 7 Glen Johnson gives his review on the new Premier League fixturesManchester UnitedDavid De Gea’s future remains up in the air, but reports claim United chiefs are set to make a last-ditch contract offer to him.The Spaniard, whose deal runs out next summer, is believed to want the same £500,000-a-week wages as Alexis Sanchez.United appear desperate to keep their No.1 and could give in to his demands to ensure he commits his long-term future to the club.De Gea could have two new defenders in front of him. Crystal Palace starlet Aaron Wan-Bissaka has completed a big-money move to United. 7 boost N’Golo Kante could return to his previous role for Chelsa LATEST ChelseaWith Chelsea’s transfer ban, their defence could look very similar to last season. Kepa is certain to keep his place in goal after an encouraging debut season in England.Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger and Marcos Alonso could make up the back four. Right-back Reece James, who is set to get a run in the first-team next season, is sidelined with ligament damage in his ankle. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:15Loaded: 13.23%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:15 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa TROPHY center_img Further reports have claimed United will have to break their transfer record to land England star Harry Maguire.The Leicester centre-back was close to moving to Old Trafford last summer, and he is back on the club’s radar.A defensive partnership with Victor Lindelof would significantly strengthen United’s backline, which would have Luke Shaw at left-back.Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay could be the workhorses in midfield to give Bruno Fernandes, Sporting Lisbon’s attacking midfielder, who could replace Real Madrid target Paul Pogba, a free role. punished Getty targets Fikayo Tomori, who played almost every minute of Derby’s Championship campaign last term, could rival Luiz and Rudiger for a regular starting spot.Rudiger missed the last month of the 2018/19 season with a knee injury, but is expected to be fit for the United clash.With Mateo Kovacic’s loan deal from Real Madrid becoming permanent, it’s likely they will line-up with a similar midfield, with N’Golo Kante and the Croatian flanking Jorginho. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update It is Solskjaer’s first full season as United manager, while Lampard has replaced Maurizio Sarri, who joined Juventus this summer.The two both have differing transfer market circumstances too with the Norwegian able to splash the cash at Old Trafford, while at Stamford Bridge their legendary midfield must rely on youth as the club’s two-window transfer ban is currently ongoing.Here, talkSPORT.com look at how both clubs could line up at Old Trafford on August 11 as they begin their campaigns. 7 Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers Darren Gough discusses if it matters in what order you play your fixtures LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS 7 Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:03Loaded: 0.00%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:03 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen We could, though, potenitally see Blues academy graduate Mason Mount and Ross Barkley play slightly further ahead if Lampard decides to move Kante back to his former position.New boy Christian Pulisic will have to fill the void left by Eden Hazard, who joined Real Madrid in an initial £88million deal, which could rise to £150million.England youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi is still nursing a ruptured achilles, which could see Willian start on the left wing to accommodate Pulisic.Tammy Abraham could finally get a chance to lead the line for Chelsea after loan spells with Bristol City, Swansea and Aston Villa. Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January 7 getty Getty Getty Is this the Manchester United team that will take on Chelsea? Lampard has been hired as Chelsea manager Getty 7 Bruno Fernandes helped Portugal win the Nations League last weekend deals Here’s how the opening weekend of the Premier League will get under way for the 2019/20 seasonlast_img