The Red Devils have now no longer gained a trophy because Jose Mourinho`s facet triumphed withinside the Europa League in 2017. They are determined to quit that drought as quickly as possible, and the Carabao Cup possibly represents their satisfactory hazard of doing so this season.
Manchester United vs Charlton Athletic EFL Cup
Manchester City have ruled this opposition in current years and they’re nevertheless standing, as are high-flying Newcastle.
United head into this recreation in wonderful form, having gained seven video games in a row in all competitions. They have now no longer prepare a lengthier triumphing streak because Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time as caretaker supervisor.
Charlton Athletic supervisor Dean Holden has already spoken of his fondness for Manchester United. But the lifelong Red Devils` supporter might be brimming with self assurance while his facet will input thru the tunnel.
- Competition: EFL Cup
- Round: Quarterfinals
- Stadium: Old Trafford
- Temp: 11°C
The hosts` creator-in-leader Bruno Fernandes may also had been in line for a relaxation this week anyway, however he’ll omit out thru suspension after choosing up cautions withinside the event already, leaving Ten Hag barely brief of midfield alternatives as Donny van de Beek awaits an replace at the knee harm that he suffered in opposition to Bournemouth.
Jadon Sancho is likewise absent as he keeps his person programme, at the same time as centre-lower back Axel Tuanzebe continues to be convalescing from an unspecified long-time period issue. Loan signing Jack Butland is eligible to make his debut here, having now no longer performed for determine membership Crystal Palace withinside the opposition this time period.
With Manchester City mendacity in anticipate their subsequent Premier League fixture, a heavily-altered XI may want to see the likes of Alejandro Garnacho, Anthony Elanga and Fred exceeded possibilities to affect from the primary whistle.
Over at The Valley, Charlton midfielder Sean Clare neglected the last-sixteen win over Brighton because of suspension however is to be had here, at the same time as goalkeeper Joe Wollacott is absent with a fractured finger.
Fellow shot-stopper Ashley Maynard-Brewer will even want a once-over after lacking the win over Lincoln because of concussion protocol, at the same time as Diallang Jaiyesimi (hip) and Mandela Egbo (quad) also are withinside the infirmary.
Ex-Arsenal teenager Chuks Aneke may want to probably make the squad as he battles lower back from a hamstring complaint, however Jayden Stockley will possibly be relied upon to guide the road at Old Trafford.
Manchester United expected starting lineup: Butland; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Malacia- Fred, McTominay- Eriksen; Elanga- Martial; Garnacho
Charlton Athletic expected starting lineup: MacGillivray; Clare, Ness, Lavelle, Inniss; Sessegnon; Rak-Sakyi;Dobson, Morgan- Blackett-Taylor- Stockley