Zorya 0 vs United 2

MANCHESTER United will be looking to end a run of four games without a win when they take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday at 14:15.

United were convincing 2-0 winners on Thursday night in their Europa League tie in the Ukraine, and the Red’s focus now turns to the domestic competition once more.

A win for the Red Devils will see them remain in sixth place, however it will reduce the gap between themselves and their opponents to three points.

But world-record signing Paul Pogba wants United to go a lot further than that.

Speaking to MUTV, the Frenchman said: “We just want to win the game and go top of the league”.

Manager jose Mourinho has also commented that his attackers need to deliver more goals; with the manager including Wayne Rooney on that list.

The Portuguese manager said: “We expect more goals from him (Wayne Rooney), but we expect more goals from everyone in the team”.

Rooney also has a personal reason to contribute more, as he is one goal away from equaling Sir Bobby Charlton’s record as Manchester United all time top goal scorer, with 249 goals in all competitions.

Another caveat in United’s arsenal is that Spurs have lost 19 times at Old Trafford in the Premier League, their most defeats at an away ground, and have not won there since 2014.

In terms of the teams, Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw remain out for the hosts, with Mourinho confirming Smalling will not return until the new year.

However, Eric Bailly looks set to start after playing in the Europa League fixture against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday evening.

Michael Carrick and Antonio Valencia are also in contention, after being rested for the trip to Ukraine.

Spurs will welcome back defender Toby Alderweireld, after he made his return from a knee injury against CSKA Moscow.

However, Ben Davies and Vincent Janssen are out.

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