Following the annual arrival of the Manchester United first team at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester ahead of the third round FA Cup tie against Sheffield United, fans were able to confirm the 18-man squad selected to face the League One side.

And despite manager Louis Van Gaal declaring in his press conference that the only new injury concern was Phil Jones after his half-time substitution against Swansea City, the Dutchman has decided to rest senior stars Michael Carrick, Ashley Young and Morgan Schneiderlin.

However, Jesse Lingard has proven his fitness ahead of the game to return to the matchday squad whilst Will Keane has also earned a call after earlier this week prematurely terminating his loan at Preston North End to return to Old Trafford.

Therefore, see below our predicted XI as the Red Devils look to make their bow in this year’s FA Cup third round tie:

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