Manchester United team news: Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes Premier League debut and Juan Mata starts

14 Aug

Jose Mourinho has sprung a surprise in his first Premier League line up as Manchester United manager, with Juan Mata starting from the right for the season opener against Bournemouth.


Mata was substituted in the late during the Community Shield win over Leicester City, despite coming on as a substitute in the second half himself.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts up front ahead of Marcus Rashford with while Marouane Fellaini is also picked from the start.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is named among the substitutes but world record signing Paul Pogba is not in the squad after the FA announced he was suspended because of yellow cards he picked up in Italy.

Full Manchester United XI: De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Shaw, Fellaini, Herrera, Mata, Rooney, Martial, Ibrahimovic.

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