Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that young Portuguese right-back Diogo Dalot will miss the next league game against Crystal Palace.
Manchester United will host Crystal Palace at the Theatre of Dreams in what’s one of the week three matches in the Premier League.
Solskjaer told MUTV that Diogo Dalot is still recovering from injury and he will miss out on the home game against the Eagles.
Diogo Dalot will miss the Crystal Palace game alongside fellow defenders Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
Manchester United will be hoping to return to winning ways against a Crystal Palace team that’s yet to record a win in the new league season.
Crystal Palace played out a goalless draw in their first game of the season in the Premier League before they were beaten 1-0 by newly promoted team Sheffield United.
The Eagles face a difficult trip to face Manchester United who have four points from their first two league games.
The corresponding fixture between Manchester United and Crystal Palace ended in a goalless draw.
Manchester United made a fast start at home to Chelsea as goals from Marcus Rashford (2), Anthony Martial and substitute Daniel James gave the Red Devils a 4-0 win before they went on to play a 1-1 draw at the home of Wolves.
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Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is a key player for the Eagles but he’s wanted back at Old Trafford despite his highly unsuccessful spell at the club.
According to the publication from the stables of The Sun, Manchester United want to re-sign Wilfried Zaha in a deal that could be as high as £70m.
The Ivorian international is said to be one of their priority transfers next summer.
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Wilfried Zaha was the last signing of the Sir Alex Ferguson era at Manchester United but he didn’t justify his £15m price tag at the club before being farmed out on loan to Welsh team Cardiff City.
He joined Crystal Palace on loan afterwards before securing a permanent return to the London club whom he left for Manchester United in 2013.
Since his return to Selhurst Park, he has scored 32 goals in 175 Premier League games.
Wilfried Zaha was the subject of bids from the likes of Everton and Arsenal in the summer after the player indicated his willingness to leave the club but they were unable to match the £80m asking price from Crystal Palace.
Likely Chelsea XI Ahead Of Crystal Palace
West London giants Chelsea would be hoping to continue their recent form in the Premier League ahead of their London Derby clash home to Crystal Palace who are one of the best teams on the road this term.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has led the Blues to five straight wins in the Premier League since the 2-1 loss at home to league leaders Liverpool.
Since the Liverpool defeat, Chelsea have won games against the likes of Southampton, Burnley, Newcastle United, Brighton and Hove Albion as well as bottom team Watford.
Frank Lampard has one or two changes to make for his starting XI ahead of the Crystal Palace game.
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The former Chelsea midfielder will have to name a substitute for Italian international Jorginho in his starting lineup with the player suspended for the game against Eagles at Stamford Bridge after accumulating five yellow cards.
French World Cup winner N’Golo Kante is likely to come in for the suspended Jorginho in the Chelsea midfield.
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is also likely to miss the Crystal Palace game because of injury.
Likely Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Kepa Arrizabalaga; Cesar Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Fikayo Tomori, Emerson Palmieri; Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, Ross Barkley; Christian Pulisic, Willian and Tammy Abraham.
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Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has been one of the best players for the west London giants in the Premier League season in what’s a remarkable form of renaissance for the Italian national team player.
Jorginho was much maligned by the Chelsea fans while Maurizio Sarri was the Blues boss last season having followed the Italian tactician from Serie A giants Napoli to Stamford Bridge at the start of last season.
The advent of Frank Lampard as the successor to Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager has led to the Jorginho being rejuvenated in a Chelsea team performing well this season despite the transfer ban imposed on them by world football’s governing body FIFA.
Chelsea were unable to sign players in the summer due to the two-window transfer ban slammed on the West Londoners.
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The Blues will be without the aforementioned Jorginho for the Crystal Palace game at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
Jorginho has accumulated five yellow cards and he’s suspended for the home game against the Eagles.
The Italian international is expected to be replaced by French midfielder N’Golo Kante who has battled with a knee problem for the majority of the new Premier League season.
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is also a doubt for the Crystal Palace game after picking up a knock against Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League.
Arsenal Starting Lineup vs Crystal Palace Revealed
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been heavily criticized by the Gunners Faithfuls in recent days especially after the disappointing defeat to Premier League newcomers Sheffield United on Monday night.
The Gunners were beaten by a lone goal courtesy the first half tap-in from Sheffield United striker Lys Moussett.
It was another poor away result for Arsenal in the Premier League under Unai Emery.
The Spaniard would be hoping that his team will bounce back from that defeat to the Blades with the league meeting with Crystal Palace in what’s a London Derby clash billed for the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening.
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Arsenal lost the corresponding fixture 3-2 last season and they are expected to face another test against a Crystal Palace well drilled under the guidance of former England and Switzerland manager.
Crystal Palace are one of the best teams when it comes to getting results away from home in the Premier League.
Unai Emery is not expected to make a lot of changes for the visit of Crystal Palace with the left-back spot presently occupied by Sead Kolasinac under threat from new signing Kieran Tierney.
Predicted Arsenal XI: Bernd Leno; Calum Chambers, David Luiz, Sokratis Papasthathopoulos, Sead Kolasinac; Granit Xhaka, Matteo Guendouzi, Dani Ceballos; Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicholas Pepe.
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2012 champions Chelsea have received a big injury boost ahead of their opening game in the Champions League group stage this season.
Chelsea host Valencia at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night and they could have star midfielder N’Golo Kante for the game.
French international Kante is back in training to hand Chelsea a timely boost ahead of the Group H clash.
N’Golo Kante has missed the last three games in the Premier League because of a persistent ankle injury.
He was absent for the game between Chelsea and newly promoted side Norwich City which ended in a 3-2 away win for his team.
Kante also missed the disappointing 2-2 home draw with another newly promoted team Sheffield United.
The Frenchman was absent for the Wolves game at the weekend as Chelsea ran riot against their hosts.
Chelsea beat Wolves 5-2 in the week five clash in the Premier League to push the Midlands club into the relegation zone.
Nigerian-born England international Tammy Abraham was the star of the game for the Blues after he scored three goals to take his league rally to seven this season.
The 21-year-old is the joint topscorer alongside Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount scored the other goals for Chelsea.
How Man Utd Returned To Winning Ways
Manchester United have won their first Premier League game since the opening weekend of the season following their win over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Devils had not won a game since beating Chelsea 4-0 in week one.
Marcus Rashford scored two goals during that Chelsea game and he was responsible for the only goal of the match as Manchester United returned to winning ways with the 1-0 win at home to Leicester City.
England international Rashford scored the winning goal from the penalty spot as early as the 8th minute after he was brought down by Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu.
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David De Gea made some saves to have Manchester United a much needed win for the first time in four games.
Manchester United drew with Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers and also lost to Crystal Palace after the opening day win over Chelsea.
The win for Manchester United ended the unbeaten start to the season for Leicester City.
The Foxes had recorded eight points from the first four games of this Premier League season.
Leicester City started the season with two successive draws against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea before the consecutive victories over Sheffield United and South Coast outfit Bournemouth.
Solskjaer Fumes Over Racist Abuse Against Rashford
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been left angered by the racist abuse suffered by one of his players after the league defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Solskjaer was angry after Marcus Rashford was subjected to racial abuse online in the aftermath of his penalty miss against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.
Marcus Rashford hit the inside of the post with a second half penalty and that proved to be crucial to the outcome of the game.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke to the media about Marcus Rashford and the racism online after the game.
Solskjaer and Manchester United suffered their first league defeat of the season following the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace.
It was the first win for Crystal Palace over Manchester United in the Premier League era.
In addition, it was the first win for the Eagles in three decades.
Crystal Palace took a first half lead through Jordan Ayew who pounced on some slack defending from Victor Lindelof.
Manchester United wasted a good opportunity to equalize through the penalty miss from Rashford before Daniel James leveled proceedings through new signing Daniel James in the final five minutes.
Crystal Palace defender Patrick Van Aanholt secured the points for his team in added time.
PSG Ready To Pay £100m For Arsenal Target As Replacement For Neymar
French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are eyeing a move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha according to the latest reports emanating from the British media.
Zaha is said to be seen as a potential replacement for Brazilian international attacker Neymar if he leaves PSG this summer.
The European transfer market ends at the start of September and Neymar is keen to leave PSG before then.
The Brazilian has already informed PSG officials about his desire to return to Spain especially Barcelona, though arch rivals Real Madrid are also in the race to sign him.
According to UK Mirror, PSG want to pay £100m to sign the aforementioned Zaha if Neymar leaves the club.
Wilfried Zaha was the subject of serious interest from Arsenal and Chelsea before the Premier League transfer market ended on August 8.
The two Premier League teams made bids to sign the Ivorian international attacker but Crystal Palace wanted at least £80m for their prized asset.
PSG can afford to pay more than that but it remains to be seen whether Crystal Palace will want to do a deal for him since they can sign a replacement for him until the winter transfer market in January.