Newport County vs Manchester United Live

Newport County have earned a glamour FA Cup draw with Manchester United their fourth round visitors.

The Welsh club came through a replay with Eastleigh to progress to this stage and will hope to cause a shock as Erik ten Hag’s side visit Rodney Parade.

United line-up confirmed
Fernandes (c)

Substitutes: Heaton, Maguire, Evans, Kambwala, Eriksen, McTominay, Forson, Amad, Pellistri.

Erik ten Hag has named a strong side for this afternoon’s Emirates FA Cup fifth-round tie away to Newport County.

It’s great to see Casemiro (first time since 1 November), Lisandro Martinez (20 September) and Luke Shaw (23 December) all back in the starting XI, and Newport fans will no doubt be thrilled to see such a star-studded team in action at their ground.

Harry Maguire is also back in the squad, named among the substitutes, after recovering from the injury he sustained in December’s home defeat to Bayern Munich.

As we reported earlier, Marcus Rashford is absent from the matchday squad through illness.

Breaking: FA Cup draw
Manchester United or Newport County will face Bristol City or Nottingham Forest away in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Ties will be played during week commencing 26 February, with full details and all ties from the draw to follow…

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