Wolves forward Adama Traore
Wolverhampton Wanderers take on Manchester United at Molineux this afternoon as the hosts pursue their first Premier League win of the new campaign.
Wolves came up short against Leicester and Tottenham in their first two outings of the season, losing both matches 1-0, but they steadied themselves somewhat by taking apart Nottingham Forest 4-0 in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.
Coach Bruno Lage, a recent arrival at Wolves, will hope his players can carry momentum from that result into this meeting with a Man United side who wobbled against Southampton in their last fixture.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team demolished Leeds United 5-1 on the opening weekend of the Premier League season, but they were forced to come from behind to secure a 1-1 away draw with the Saints last time out.
The backdrop to this tie is obviously the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to United. The Portugal captain is not expected to join the squad until after the impending international break, however.
Here’s all you need to know about Wolves vs Man United.
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When is it?
The match will kick off at 4.30pm BST.
How can I watch it?
The game will air live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Subscribers can also stream the fixture live on the Sky Go app.
If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
What is the team news?
Centre-back Raphael Varane could make his debut for Man United, having been an unused substitute against Southampton. New signing Ronaldo will not feature just yet.
Scott McTominay will miss out, with the midfielder having undergone groin surgery this week, while goalkeeper Dean Henderson is another absentee – as are defender Alex Telles and forward Marcus Rashford.
For Wolves, Jonny Otto and Pedro Neto will not take part, but Willy Boly might just be fit enough to feature after a recent hamstring injury.
Wolves: Sa; Semedo, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Marcal; Neves, Moutinho; Trincao, Jimenez, Traore.
United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, Fernandes, Matic; Pogba, Greenwood, Martial.
Man United will not display the shortcomings they exhibited against Southampton, finding a way past Wolves to increase concerns around Lage and his side at Molineux. Wolves 0-2 United.
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