Manchester United take on Newcastle this afternoon in Cristiano Ronaldo’s first game back since signing in the summer.

Ahead of kick-off, Ronaldo told Wes Brown in an interview that he wanted to start, and he’s got his wish. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opted with Ronaldo up front.

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Maguire, Shaw; Pogba, Matic; Greenwood, Fernandes, Sancho; Ronaldo.

Subs: Heaton, Lindelof, Bailly, Dalot, Van de Beek, Mata, Lingard, Fred, Martial.

Newcastle: Woodman; Manquillo, Lascelles, Clark, Ritchie; Hayden, S Longstaff, Willock; Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton.




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