Tottenham vs Man United lineups and where to watch in Nigeria

Tottenham vs Man United lineups and where to watch in Nigeria
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Tottenham vs Man United lineups will not be available until a few moments to the start of the match.

That being said, fans of the Nigeria national football team, aka the Super Eagles, are excited to see young Italian talent of Nigerian descent, Destiny Udogie on Saturday 19th August. 

Udogie is a very talented fullback and the 20 year old will be in line to start for Spurs when they Welcome Manchester United in their 5:30 PM kickoff at Tottenham Hotspur stadium. 

Both teams are gearing up for their second match of the campaign of the new Premier League season and here is all you need to know about the upcoming top table clash. 

Tottenham vs Man United team news

After scoring the opening goal in their match against Brentford, Christian Romero was subbed off due to a possible head injury and it remains to be seen if he will be available against United on Saturday. . 

Bryan Gil, Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon, Fraser Forster and Alfie Whiteman are all on the sidelines and will be missing for Saturday’s fixture. 

Manchester United’s new big acquisition, Rasmus Hojlund will not be in contention to start for his new club yet. The 20-year-old striker who was signed by United from Atalanta for £72 million is still out with a back injury he sustained before joining the club and the fixture against Arsenal has been targeted for a return.

Amad Diallo and Kobbie Mainoo are among the longer term absentees in the team due to serious injuries picked up in preseason. Lisandro Martinez was taken off at halftime against Wolves for what was revealed to be an ankle issue. If he does miss the match, Victor Lindelof will slot into the lineup. 

Tottenham vs Man United probable lineups

Tottenham Hotspur 

Goalkeeper: Guglielmo Vicario

Defenders: Emerson Royal, Robert Sanchez, Micky Van De Ven, Destiny Udogie 

Midfielders: Oliver Skipp, Yves Bissouma, James Maddison

Forwards: Dejan Kulusevski, Richarlison Andrade, Son Heung-Min ©

Manchester United

Goalkeeper: Andre Onana

Defenders: Aaron Wan-Bisakka, Raphael Varane,, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw 

Midfielders: Mason Mount, Casemiro, Bruno Fernandes © 

Forwards: Antony, Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford 

Tottenham vs Man United confirmed lineups

*Lineups will be automatically updated shortly after they're released

Tottenham vs Man United predictions

Prediction 1: Tottenham Hotspur to Win

One of the most important tasks that Ange Postecoglu’s team has to take on is the ability to win the biggest games, especially at home. Welcoming Manchester United for your first home game of the season is a tough ask but if Spurs can pull of a win and follow it up with a great performance, it may make them get seen as massive threats. 

Prediction 2: Manchester United to score a goal

When these two sides faced last season, Manchester United were in the lead and had control of the game for large parts until Spurs found a way back. United will need to be ruthless if they want to win the match but getting a goal in his fixture can definitely happen for them. 

Nigerian players to watch in Tottenham vs Man United fixture

Destiny Udogie

Iyenoma Destiny Udogie may have represented Italy on different youth levels, but the Spurs man is of Nigerian descent. He is a talented fullback capable of upgrading the senior national side with his talents. 

He will be in the lineup against United and will get another chance to impress fans. 

Where to watch Tottenham vs Man United live in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

You can catch all the action live on Supersport Gotv Football, Supersport Maximo and the Supersport Premier League channel if you live in Nigeria

 

This article was most recently revised and updated 10 months ago