Concise News reports that Pep Guardiola crosses town needing a victory to keep the Premier League title race in his side’s hands. Lose or draw and it will be an advantage to Liverpool as the battle intensifies for the top crown.
His side should have all the motivation they need – though in what promises to be an enthralling meeting.
Here’s everything you need to know:
Stand-in captain, Ashley Young could return at right full-back after being left out from the starting eleven against Everton. Ander Herrera could also return in the middle of the park.
Defenders Antonio Valencia and Eric Bailly remain sidelined and will miss out.
For City, Kevin De Bruyne will miss the game after limping out of the clash with Tottenham on Saturday with a hamstring injury. He could miss the remainder of the season as the club await further test results.
Benjamin Mendy is working his way back to full match fitness and could return in place of Oleksandr Zinchenko at left-back.
Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Shaw, Herrera, McTominay, Pogba, Lingard, Lukaku, Rashford
Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho, Silva, Silva, Sterling, Aguero, Sane