Manchester United are set for their biggest test of the season on Sunday when they host former coach José Mourinho and his Tottenham Hotspur team at Old Trafford.


The Red Devils scored their first Premier League win of the season last weekend when a late penalty secured a 3-2 win at Brighton & Hove Albion, but can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team repeat the feat this time??


They may have a lot of work to do against a Spurs team that has advanced both in the Carabao Cup and the Europa League since last weekend's frustrating draw with Newcastle United.





Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur: the team news


Axel Tuanzebe is United's only absence due to injury and will be out until November with a foot problem.


Phil Jones has not been seen since he was injured in June, although he may not be a United player for much longer, and Newcastle United is understood to be interested in his services.


Solskjaer has yet to make some decisions about his team selection, particularly in midfield, where he must decide whether to start newcomer Donny van de Beek, and in the heart of the defense, where Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, and even Chris Smalling are options. to associate Harry Maguire.


", parentId: "#player", height: 190, width: 300,}); The Spurs will be without newcomer Gareth Bale, with a return date of October 17 scheduled for him, while Son Heung-min has doubts about a hamstring problem after being replaced in the final draw. last week in Newcastle.


Mourinho will have to decide whether to use Ben Davies or newcomer Sergio Reguilon as left back, while Steven Bergwijn may be the favorite to replace Son in case he is deemed unfit enough to start.


Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur: Prediction


Spurs will be in good spirits for this one after their midweek cup victories, although their legs will surely be put to the test by the intense schedule and the remarkable trips the team has already made during this fledgling season.

Similarly, the visitors may be left without Son, who has proven to be a key weapon for Mourinho's team, and whose absence would definitely be felt.


United will be very encouraged by their pair of victories over Brighton and away win at Luton Town, and will be delighted at their chances of extending Spurs' poor form at Old Trafford.


Prediction: Manchester United 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur

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