Manchester United bounced back to winning ways against Burnley despite huge pressure on Mourinho’s men to deliver.

Having gotten the job done at the Turf Moor Stadium, United will hope to continue their winning run when they tackle unbeaten Watford at the Theater of Dreams on Saturday.

Mourinho, who is under pressure to save his job, will be counting on his starting XI to get the job done by finding the back of the net as soon as the match begins.

Mourinho’s Predicted Starting XI Against Watford

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DAVID DE GEA is certain to retain his place between the sticks for Red Devils, while, Sergio Romero and Lee Grant are set for a place on the substitute bench.

Fit-again defender DIOGO DALOT, who joined United from Porto this summer, could be handed his first start by Mourinho. Dalot is expected to feature at the right-back position.

ASHLEY YOUNG comes in for Luke Shaw who isn’t fully fit for the encounter.

CHRIS SMALLING and VICTOR LINDELOF complete Mourinho’s defensive setup as both players occupy the two centre-back positions.


NEMANJA MATIC will be entrusted with the assignment to provide strong shield for the back four by operating as a defensive midfielder.

POGBA and FRED will operate in a more advanced role at the middle of the pitch against the Hornets on Saturday.


LINGARD, SANCHEZ and LUKAKU are the strikers who would be given the responsibility to get the goals needed by the team.

Lingard will operate at the right flank, while Sanchez operates from the left flank.

Lukaku will play a centre-forward, hoping to score as many goals as possible.


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