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07th May 2017

Manchester United name predictably different team to face Arsenal

United fans should be happy

Ben Kiely

There’s a bit of a #9GamesInApril hangover, but Manchester United fans should be happy enough with the team chosen to face Arsenal.

No real surprises from Jose Mourinho here, with the big news being youngster Axel Tuanzebe’s inclusion in the first team. Reports began circulating early on Sunday that the Congolese-born 19-year-old would get the nod for his full senior debut, and these were confirmed once that obligatory team sheet tweet was posted.

Marouane Fellaini is currently serving a ban while Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Tim Fosu-Mensah are all injured, but Juan Mata and Phil Jones have returned for their first starts since their respective injuries.

You can check out the Arsenal team in full below, with Granit Xhaka’s inclusion after suffering an ankle knock giving the Gunners some positive news ahead of the game.