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Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Ander Herrera (C) of Manchester United competes for the ball against Harry Winks (L) and Toby Alderweireld (R) of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on December 11, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Saturday (Watch live, 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via in a battle to take sole possession of second place in the Premier League.


Spurs are without Harry Kane, who is out injured, but Jose Mourinho and United have plenty of injury concerns of their own.

With Manchester City setting the early pace as PL leaders, but Spurs and United know a win would edge them closer towards Pep Guardiola’s side and perhaps establish themselves as City’s main title rivals.

In team news United start with Phil Jones and Eric Bailly in a three-man central defense with Mourinho mixing things up.

With Kane out injured, Mauricio Pochettino starts with Heung-min Son up front and Eric Dier looks to have moved into the back three.


Manchester United: De Gea; Bailly, Smalling, Jones; Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Young; Mkhitaryan, Rahsford; Lukaku. Subs: Romero, Blind, Darmian, McTominay, Lingard, Martial, Mata

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris; Alderweireld, Dier, Vertonghen; Aurier, Winks, Sissoko, Davies; Dele, Eriksen; Son. Subs: Vorm, Sanchez, Trippier, Rose, Dembele, Nkoudou, Llorente

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