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Man United XI vs West Ham: lineup planned, squad news confirmed and injury updates for Carabao Cup game


Lingard enjoyed a successful loan with the Hammers last season but returned to Old Trafford this summer and came off the bench to score the game-winning goal at London Stadium in Man United’s spectacular 2-1 Premier League win. League Sunday.

Elsewhere, Alex Telles is back in training and will be with the squad for the first time this season, having been out since suffering an ankle injury in the preseason.

“Anthony has been great in the preseason – his attitude, his enthusiasm, his straightforwardness. I love to see players like that,” said Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

“He was disappointed not to make it to West Ham (Sunday) but he scored for the Under 23 and now he’s ready. He will be part of the team. Alex has done a good job and will be on the team as well.

“We didn’t lose anyone on Sunday, so it’s the same team or the same group of players to choose from. We know it’s the start of the season and some players need a few minutes to get back into shape, so I’m going to make some changes.

Man United probable XI: Heaton, Telles, Bailly, Lindelof, Dalot, Matic, Van de Beek, Mata, Sancho, Lingard, Martial.