EARLY TEAM NEWS
Manchester United’s squad is stretched through injuries and fitness issues with returning World Cup star. Sergio Romero, Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo and Diogo Dalot are out through injury on Friday, as are Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic.
Paul Pogba, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and Marouane Fellaini will be assessed, while Anthony Martial’s availability is unclear after missing the final pre-season friendly at Bayern Munich. New boys Lee Grant and Fred are available.
Leicester could be missing up to six players for the trip to Old Trafford. Matty James (Achilles) and Nampalys Mendy (muscle) are the only definite absentees but James Maddison should shake off a knock.
Puel will make a late call on Harry Maguire and Jamie Vardy while late calls will be made on Jonny Evans (muscle) and Demarai Gray (ankle).
Deadline day signing Filip Benkovic could make his debut, while fellow new recruits Ricardo Pereira and Rachid Ghezzal are available for selection.