Gary O’Neil performs ‘brutal’ double benching as ‘aggressive’ midfielder starts - Wolves predicted XI v Man Utd

Here’s how we predict Wolverhampton Wanderers will line up against Manchester United in the Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers return to home soil on Thursday evening as they play host to Manchester United in the Premier League.

The Old Gold are buoying with confidence following a famous 2-0 away win at bitter rivals West Bromwich Albion in the Emirates FA Cup fourth round. That result extended the unbeaten run to seven games in all competitions but Wolves must guard against complacency – especially against a talented United squad.

The Red Devils, who are eighth in the table and just three points above Wolves in the table, have struggled this season but they've still got the personnel to tear apart any team on their day. Gary O'Neil will be very aware of that fact and is likely to put out as strong of a starting lineup as possible.

Wolves can rather sensationally move into the top half with a win and as high as seventh if it's by a margin of two goals or more. Here's the starting lineup we think O'Neil will go with to try and give Wanderers the best chance of doing just that.

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