CONFIRMED: Crystal Palace & Manchester United line-ups - Murray & Fellaini start

Here is how Crystal Palace and Manchester United will line-up for this afternoon’s match at Selhurst Park:

Crystal Palace starting XI: Speroni, Ward, Delaney, Dann, Parr, Puncheon, Jedinak, Ince, Ledley, Chamakh, Murray

Subs: Hennessey, Gabbidon, Dikgacoi, Bannan, Bolasie, Gayle, Jerome

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea, Smalling, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Fellaini, Carrick, Januzaj, Mata, Rooney, van Persie

Subs: Lindegaard, Fletcher, Giggs, Valencia, Kagawa, Young, Hernandez

Following the news that Wayne Rooney has agreed a new deal at Manchester United, it is now time for him and his teammates to show what they can do on the pitch.

It is one thing agreeing long-term deals and making club-record signings, but David Moyes’ United legacy will be determined by results, and he cannot afford any more slip-ups.

A visit to Crystal Palace is never easy, but under Tony Pulis the Eagles have become a far tougher proposition, and you can be sure they will be confident going up against the reigning champions in today’s late kick-off.

That said, Pulis’s record at Stoke City against today’s opponents was not great, as he took just a single point from 10 league encounters.

Palace have not beaten United in the league since 1991, but they are currently in the midst of a four-game unbeaten run at home in the league, so who knows what today could bring?

What do you think the result will be this evening?

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