No Rooney for United in clash with Liverpool

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Manchester United face their rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford this evening without the services of striker Wayne Rooney.

The United frontman has been ruled out with a suspected hamstring injury, but there was good news for United as David de Gea starts in goal.

Danny Ings starts for Liverpool as they have to contend without the suspended Philippe Coutinho for today’s game.

Man Utd: De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Mata, Ander Herrera, Depay, Fellaini.

Subs: Rojo, Martial, Young, Romero, Valencia, Schneiderlin, McNair.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Lovren, Gomez, Can, Lucas, Milner, Ings, Benteke, Firmino.

Subs: Toure, Sakho, Moreno, Origi, Ibe, Bogdan, Rossiter.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

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