Date: 29th September 2017 at 2:50pm
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This Saturday, Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace to Old Trafford, for a Premier League fixture.

It pitches the team who are second, on goal difference, in the Premier League against the side who are rock-bottom and who are yet to win a game or indeed score a goal.

Ahead of the fixture we`ve put together some early team-news.

Starting with Manchester United:

United have several players who are likely to be absent courtesy of injury, likely to not be available for selection are – Paul Pogba, Phil Jones, Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini.

Anthony Martial, who picked up a slight knock in the Champions League group game against CSKA Moscow, will face a fitness test.

Continuing with Crystal Palace:

Roy Hodgson brings his squad to Old Trafford with several key players not available.

The most key being the striker, Christian Benteke, who picked up knee ligament damage and is likely to be side-lined for at least six weeks.

Also, out injured are Ruben Loftus-Cheek, on loan from Chelsea, and James Tomkins.

The former Manchester United player, Wilfried Zaha is another absentee whilst a current Manchester United player, Timothy Fosu-Mensah can`t play against his former club.