- Manchester United vs Liverpool could see Manchester City win the league if the Red Devils lose
- United will need to win the encounter to confirm their place in the top-four finish
- Liverpool are still in hot chase for a top four finish which means the tie will be explosive
Edinson Cavani is expected to start for Manchester United when they take on Liverpool in another blockbuster Premier League showdown on Sunday afternoon, May 2.
Both rivals renew hostilities as England’s most successful football teams face-off at the Old Trafford and victory in this tie confirm United will finish in top four.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will have to take the game to their visitors if they hope to qualify for the Champions League as early as possible.
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The game is also a spectacular one as Liverpool are already dethroned of their Premier League title, and victory for them will confirm Manchester City as new champions.
The Citizens defeated Crystal Palace on Saturday and defeat for Manchester United will confirm the sky blues as this seasons Premier League champions.
A win for Manchester United would take them at least 12 points clear of fifth place with just four games remaining.
Removing the grand sense of occasion and focusing purely on the league table, this is undoubtedly a bigger match for Liverpool following back-to-back Premier League draws which saw them fail to seize the initiative in a captivating top-four race.
From the predicted line up, Marcus Rashford is billed to start alongside Edinson Cavani for Manchester United who will be desperate for all three points.
On the other hand, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will lead Liverpool attack for the showdown as Jurgen Klopp’s side will hunt for goals as early as possible in this fixture.
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Manchester United possible starting lineup:
Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; Rashford, Fernandes, Pogba; Cavani
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Kabak, Robertson; Thiago, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane; Jota.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Argentine club side Estudiantes can confirm that their youngster Dario Sarmiento has sealed a permanent move to Premier League side Manchester City on a £5.2 million deal.
The 18-year-old star has been likened to Barcelona legend Lionel Messi owing to his speed and his ability on the ball.
Sources say the attacker has been on the Citizens radar for some time but decided to initiate negotiations with his Argentine club last December.
The forward will join his new teammates on July 1 after everything about his move has been concluded by both parties.