Predicted Everton side to play Manchester United: Holgate and Williams should start

A general view outside Goodison Park is seen prior to the UEFA Europa League group E match between Everton FC and Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on September 28, 2017 in Liverpool,...

Everton and Manchester United go head-to-head next week.

Everton manager Sam Allardyce looks on during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Everton at Vitality Stadium on December 30, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Everton welcome Manchester United to Goodison Park on Monday for their first Premier League game of 2018.

The Toffees saw their undefeated streak under Sam Allardyce come to an end last time out, as they lost 2-1 away to Bournemouth, but they have an early chance to get back to winning ways when they face a United side that has drawn three on the bounce.

Bournemouth's English manager Eddie Howe (L) consoles Everton's English striker Wayne Rooney on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Everton at...

Jose Mourinho's side looked poor against Southampton on Saturday evening, to such an extent that Everton will be quietly confident of getting all three points if they play to their full potential.

Everton forward Wayne Rooney will be desperate to kick off this clash and it will be interesting to see if he can get on the score sheet against his former side.

In early team news, Everton are without Leighton Baines, Seamus Coleman, Ramiro Funes Mori and Ross Barkley, while Romelu Lukaku is unlikely to start for United against a side for whom he excelled.

With all that in mind, here is how we expect Everton to line up on Monday, with a win for the Toffees potentially taking them into the top eight.

Predicted Everton side to play United

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