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Ronaldo out as Man United announce lineup for Leicester clash

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The Portuguese superstar has reportedly missed the game through illness.

Manchester United will face Leicester City in their first Premier League after the international break on Saturday. The Red Devils need a victory in their bid to reclaim their fifth spot on the table. However, they must play without Cristiano Ronaldo, who is out with illness.

Edinson Cavani will also miss the game through injury. The Uruguayan forward picked up a calf problem while being on international duty, with Ralf Rangnick confirming he might stay on the sidelines for up to four weeks.

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The German manager has used Bruno Fernandes behind the three-man unit of Anthony Elanga, Paul Pogba, and Jadon Sancho in his starting XI for the game.

Harry Maguire keeps his place at the heart of United’s backline alongside Raphael Varane. Luke Shaw and Diogo Dalot will play as full-backs while the familiar duo of Fred and Scott Mc Tominay start in midfield.

Here are Man United and Leicester City’s official lineups for the game.

Man United XI: De Gea, Dalot, Maguire, Varane, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Pogba, Fernandes, Sancho, Elanga.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Fofana, Evans, Justin, Mendy, Tielemans, Maddison, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes, Iheanacho.