CONFIRMED: Manchester United and Hull line-ups

Here is how Manchester United and Hull City will line up for this afternoon’s match:

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea, Smalling, Carrick, Rojo, Valencia, Fellaini, Mata, Di Maria, Young, Rooney, van Persie

Manchester United subs: Lindegaard, Blackett, McNair, Fletcher, Herrera, Januzaj, Falcao

Hull City starting XI: McGregor, Chester, Davies, Dawson, Robertson, Livermore, Diame, Elmohamady, Ben Arfa, Brady, Jelavic

Hull City subs: Jakupovic, Rosenior, Bruce, Meyler, Huddlestone, Aluko, Quinn

Manchester United welcome Hull City to Old Trafford this afternoon hoping to win their third consecutive match after victories against Crystal Palace and Arsenal.

Louis van Gaal’s side will have plenty of confidence following their victory at the Emirates Stadium last Saturday and they will not want to lose any momentum gained when the Tigers come to town.

Hull manager Steve Bruce knows this ground and this club well but it will take an almighty effort to oversee a shock against the side currently fourth in the table.

That said, Hull have motivation of their won, as they are just one place outside the relegation zone and have lots of work to do in the weeks ahead.

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