Man United vs Chelsea: Preview, possible starting line up as Red Devils take on Blues

Man United vs Chelsea: Preview, possible starting line up as Red Devils take on Blues

- Man United vs Chelsea match will produce the second finalist for the FA Cup championship

- Arsenal already booked their spot after beating Man City 2-0 earlier this weekend

- Meanwhile, the Red Devils are not taking chances as they are set to start David De Gea instead of Sergio Romero

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Manchester United welcome Chelsea to Wembley Stadium for their FA Cup semifinal clash on Sunday, July 19th. The winner of this meeting will battle Arsenal for the oldest cup competition in England.

The Red Devils head into the match on the back of a sensational form, having gone 19 matches without defeat in all competitions.

However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has to contend with a squad selection headache especially in the left-back.

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Luke Shaw, who has formed a formidable partnership with Harry Maguire in the position is currently out injured and is in line to miss the Chelsea meeting.

Man United vs Chelsea: Preview, possible starting line up as Red Devils take on Blues

David de Gea could replace Sergio Romero between the sticks despite the Argentine playing United's cup matches. Photo: buildlineup.com.
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Shaw hobbled off with an ankle injury during United's 2-2 draw with Southampton, before his replacement Williams followed him in injury time after a blow to the head before full time.

Solskjaer has since confirmed Shaw will not be part of the Wembley trip, but hinted Brandon could be fit for the fixture.

The Norwegian has shown faith in the same starting line up in recent weeks until the Palace league meeting.

During the match, he opted to give Scott McTominay a chance to shine but had to replace him with in-form Nemanja Matic midway.

As such, Matic could be handed a starting role against his former side in a midfield partnership that could involve Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes.

Sergio Romero, who has been playing between the sticks in cup competitions could be replaced in goal by David de Gea.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal are through to the final of this year's FA Cup championship following their 2-0 victory over defending champions Manchester City at Wembley Stadium.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the two goals that helped the North Londoners edge closer to winning their first title since 2017.

The Gabon international powered the Gunners ahead just 20 minutes into the game after tapping into the net a delivery from Nicolas Pepe. He doubled their lead in the second half.

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