Manchester united will be facing Championship side derby county in their first pre-season match to be played at the pride park stadium in derby England on Sunday 18 July 2021 at 13:00 (BST) and will be Live on Manchester united official TV channel MUTV. This will be the first pre-season friendly in a series of four friendly matches culminating in a Northwest derby against Everton at Old Trafford that will be played on the 7th of August 2021.
Manchester united other fixtures include a match against QPR at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on the Saturday of 24th July 2021, a clash with newly promoted brentford fc at Old Trafford on Wednesday 28th July 2021.
MANCHESTER UNITED PRE-SEASON FIXTURES
Derby County v Manchester United
Sunday 18 July KO: 13:00
QPR v Manchester United
Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium
Saturday 24 July KO: 15:00
Manchester United v Brentford
Wednesday 28 July KO: 20:00
Manchester United v Everton
Saturday 7 August KO: 17:00
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer side will be facing his fellow legend Manchester united all time goal scorer Wayne Rooney but this time as a manager for a rival side.
Manchester united coach Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has already confirmed team news for the fixture against Derby county.
Recent acquisition Tom Heaton, Lee grant, Kovar and Nathan Bishop will be in goal for Manchester united with their current first team keepers still on holiday following the participation in the Euro 2020.
The defense will have Aaron-Wan Bissaka who is believed to have been marked by Ole as Centre back contender next season. Ole will be using the pre-season to do his test runs for the position of Centre back with the acquisition of Raphael Varane still ongoing. Other players present at the moment are Alex tells, Tuanzebe, Teden MEngi, Fish, Bernard and Brandon Williams. We could see today the introduction of AWB as a Centre back
The midfield has Sabian Nemanja Matic believed to be in his final season at the theatre of dreams, Pereira, Galbraith, Hannibal mejbri, Levitt, James garner, on-form Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata who recently signed a new deal.
In attack, we have youngsters Tahith Chong who has signed a loan deal with Birmingham city, Facundo Pellistri, sensational Elanga, Mason greenwood, Shoretire and Higgill
Team News Summary
GK – Heaton, Grant, Kovar, Bishop;
DEF – Wan-Bissaka, Telles, Tuanzebe, Mengi, Fish, Bernard, Williams;
MID – Matic, Pereira, Galbraith, Hannibal, Levitt, Garner, Lingard, Mata;
ATT – Chong, Pellistri, Elanga, Greenwood, Shoretire, Hugill.