Confirmed Man United XI vs Nottingham Forest: Raphael Varane misses out – Man United News And Transfer News

Eric ten Haag has selected a strong starting line-up for tonight’s Carabao Cup semi-final against Notts Forest, but Rafael Varane has been sidelined and replaced by Victor Lindelof.

Varane, along with Luke Shaw, will be rested or benched for precautionary reasons. Varane was named on the bench. Shaw is taking a break.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains at right-back during Diogo Dalot’s absence. David De Gea scored.

Up the pitch, the team is more familiar with Eriksen and Casemiro in defensive midfield, Bruno Fernandes in attacking midfield and Marcus Rashford and Anthony on the wing.

Anthony is looking to impress after some lackluster performances acknowledged by Ten Hag in the pre-match presser.

With Anthony Martial out, Wout Weghorst started for the third straight game.

Joining Varane on the bench are Tom Heaton, Brandon Williams, Fred, Scott McTominay, Anthony Elanga, Coby Mainu, Alejandro Garnacho and Facundo Peristri.

The suspended Harry Maguire squad has no place.

Jadon Sancho is still out despite returning to full first-team training.

It’s unclear why Heaton continues to represent De Gea when Jack Butland is on loan from Crystal Palace.

The first leg of the semi-final at the city ground will be crucial if United want to rest their tired legs on the second leg.

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