After the disappointing opening day of the season defeat against Brighton, Erik ten Hag will be hoping his side is better prepared to get all three points from this afternoon’s trip to Brentford.

Christian Eriksen, who made his debut last weekend, will return to the club he played for last season. After the failed experiment of Eriksen in the no.9 position in the first half, Ten Hag will be looking at how he get the best out of the new signing today.

De Gea, Dalot, Maguire, Martinez, Shaw, Fred, Eriksen, Fernandes, Rashford, Sancho, Ronaldo.

Subs: Heaton, Malacia, Varane, Wan-Bissaka, Garner, McTominay, Van de Beek, Elanga, Garnacho.

Brentford: Raya, Roerslev, Hickey, Jansson, Mee, Henry, Norgaard, Jensen, Dasilva, Mbeumo, Toney.

Subs: Strakosha, Wissa, Ghoddos, Onyeka, Lewis-Potter, Damsgaard, Baptiste, Janelt, Bech.

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