Confirmed - Manchester United line-up v Cerezo Osaka

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Here is how Manchester United line up for the friendly match against Cerezo Osaka, kick-off at 11:00 am.

Starting Team: Lindegaard, Rafael, Smalling, Ferdinand, Buttner, Young, Giggs, Jones, Kagawa, Welbeck, Van Persie.

Subs: De Gea, Amos, Evra, Fabio, Keane, Anderson, Carrick, Cleverley, Zaha, Lingard, Januzaj.

United go into this game off the back of a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Yokohama F·Marinos. David Moyes will be looking for a big reaction from his side, as they have lost two out of the three friendly matches the side has played so far this summer.

This is a very important match for United midfielder Shinji Kagawa, who used to play for Cerezo Osaka before he moved to German side Borussia Dortmund and then subsequently Manchester United.

Robin van Persie could feature after being withdrawn in the last game with a thigh problem, while Michael Carrick may be rested as he’s carrying a groin problem.

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