Confirmed: Manchester United under-21 line-up v Sunderland - Shaw among starters!

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Manchester United have named a summer signing and a first team star in their under-21 side against Sunderland this evening.

Manchester United under-21s: Amos, Janko, Shaw, Mcnair, Thorpe, Vermijl, Harrop, Anderson, Keane, Pereira, Januzaj

Manchester United’s youngsters will be hoping to secure a win against Sunderland after a 1-1 draw against Liverpool in their last game.

It’s been a long wait between matches for United’s under-21 side so the worry is going to be that players are a little rusty and off the pace.

United have the joint best defensive record in division one of the under-21 Premier League so far this season and that will give them confidence they can take a narrow win if the match is tight.

Sunderland also drew their last game 1-1 against Manchester City which will give them the confidence they can compete against the bigger sides in the under-21 Premier League this season.

Their defence has been good this season but scoring just a single goal isn’t going to win them too many games and they’ll be hoping that changes this evening.

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