Confirmed: Manchester United line-up to play Barcelona

Here is how Manchester United will line up for their match against Barcelona:

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea, Darmian, Jones, Blind, Shaw, Carrick, Schneiderlin, Mata, Young, Depay, Rooney

Manchester United continue their pre-season preparations with a match against the current Champions League holders Barcelona this weekend.

Louis van Gaal’s side have already beaten Club America 1-0 and San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 but this match is on another level and United will have to be at their best to defeat the Spanish giants.

United are without the injured Bastian Schweinsteiger but fellow summer signings Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay all feature.

United have impressed with their summer spending and yet there are likely to be more new arrivals before the transfer window closes.

Before then, it is up to the players already on United’s books to prove they deserve a starting sport when the competitive action kicks off early next month against Tottenham Hotspur.

Depay and Schneiderlin have already opened their goal-scoring accounts on this tour so what chance Darmian following suit this evening?

Whatever happens, expect it to be a very entertaining encounter.

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