Man Utd vs Southampton – Premier League preview and team news

David Moyes will be hoping to earn just his second home win as Manchester United boss when in-form Southampton visit Old Trafford.

Defeat to West Bromwich Albion was a major disappointment the last time they played in front of their home fans, and although they recovered last time out by beating bottom club Sunderland, the performance was far from convincing, with Adnan Januzaj scoring two fine goals to turn the game around. The teenager has rarely been out the headlines since.

Southampton have been far more consistent than their more illustrious opponents, with three consecutive wins. Record signing Pablo Osvaldo is off the mark, and they beat off a stern test from Swansea in their most recent game. The most impressive statistic is that they have conceded just two goals so far this season, a remarkable improvement from 2012-13.

Januzaj is likely to keep his place in the Man Utd starting line-up and Rio Ferdinand could play following a groin problem. However, Tom Cleverley is a doubt after missing England duty with a calf injury.

Mauricio Pochettino may hand a recall to Luke Shaw, while goalkeeper Artur Boruc should be available despite reports of a hamstring injury.

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