Manchester United look to continue their top four chase at Old Trafford on Saturday as they welcome a Bournemouth side under serious threat of Premier League relegation.

Manchester United have been impressive since the restart, collecting 7 points from their 3 top-flight matches so far, scoring 7 goals in the process.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have also reached an FA Cup semi final in that time, but a top 4 place is the focus against Bournemouth.

Fifth may well be enough to secure Champions League football next season if Manchester City’s European ban sticks, but such has been United’s recent form that fourth is still very much in the picture.

With defeats for Leicester and Chelsea on Wednesday, there is a chance for United to close the 2-point gap to the Blues with a win, bringing them level on points with the Foxes.

However, Wolverhampton Wanderers are also in the frame and will too be looking to capitalise on rivals’ mistakes.

AFC Bournemouth travel to Old Trafford meanwhile in deep trouble in the division’s relegation zone, having been convincingly dismantled 1-4 by a free-flowing Newcastle United side last time out.

An individual error from Jefferson Lerma set the Toon on their way and they didn’t look back – any such mistakes will need to be eradicated quickly if the Cherries are to pick up points against Manchester United.

Eddie Howe’s men go in to the game second-from-bottom and two points from safety.

Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba are likely to retain their starting places for Manchester United, with the two marquee midfielders linking up nicely in the 0-3 demolition of Brighton.

Martial, Greenwood and Rashford is likely to be Solskjaer’s preferred front 3, with the trio in fearsome form.

Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe are the only doubts for the United boss, with an otherwise clean bill of health to choose from.

Bournemouth will be without Callum Wilson for the trip to Manchester, with the striker serving the second game of his two-match suspension for an accumulation of yellow cards.

Long-term Cherries servants Charlie Daniels and Simon Francis will also be absent, as they continue to recover from their respective injuries.

Ryan Fraser and Jordon Ibe won’t play a part, with both players having been released by the club at the expiration of their contracts.

Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford is a 3pm kick off on Saturday, July 4.

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