Man Utd expected line-up vs West Ham as Solskjaer considers making ten changes

Manchester United are set to host West Ham in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night – just days after sealing a dramatic 2-1 win over the Hammers in the Premier League.

Said Benrahama fired West Ham into the lead, but United fought back with goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jesse Lingard.

A last-gasp penalty save from David De Gea, thwarting late substitute Mark Noble, was enough to maintain United's unbeaten start to the new league campaign.

It's a result that ensures United sit joint top of the table on 13 points alongside Liverpool and Chelsea – but focus now turns to cup action.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted at changes as United bid to advance in a competition which has been dominated by rivals Manchester City in recent years.

England goalkeeper Dean Henderson is fit and back in contention after an extended spell on the sidelines. It's likely he'll come in to dislodge De Gea despite the Spaniard's late heroics at the Olympic Stadium on the weekend.

In defence, Diogo Dalot is the understudy to Aaron Wan-Bissaka and should get a taste of the action in the right-back slot.

The opposite full-back slot could be more of a challenge to fill. Alex Telles is the most likely candidate to get the nod if he's deemed fit enough with Luke Shaw set to be rested.

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Eric Bailly looks nailed on to come into the heart of the United defence, where he could be partnered by Victor Lindelof, who has been kept out of the side following Raphael Varane's arrival.

Wednesday's cup clash should give Donny van de Beek another chance to kickstart his Old Trafford career.

The Dutchman was sacrificed after being handed a rare start in the Champions League defeat to Young Boys following Wan-Bissaka's dismissal.

He can shine alongside Fred and Juan Mata in a three-pronged midfield.

Jadon Sancho is another star who can get his season going against the Hammers.

The big bucks signing from Borussia Dortmund has made a slow start to his career at Old Trafford.

But he made a similarly slow start in the Bundesliga last year before exploding into life – finishing the campaign with 17 goals.

On the opposite side of the front three, Lingard looks nailed on for a further chance to impress against the side he ended last year on loan with after his blockbuster late strike on Sunday.

Forgotten man Anthony Martial is very much in the last chance saloon when it comes to saving his Old Trafford career.

The Frenchman is in need of a standout performance should he, as expected, be handed the opportunity to lead the line for Solskjaer's side on Wednesday.

Expected Manchester United XI v West Ham: Dean Henderson; Diogo Dalot, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Alex Telles; Donny van de Beek, Fred, Juan Mata; Jadon Sancho, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard

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