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Michael Carrick and Matteo Darmian return as Manchester United take on Stoke City

Louis van Gaal has made two changes from the team that beat Derby County in the FA Cup.

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Manchester United have made two changes from the team that beat Derby County in the FA Cup on the weekend, with Matteo Darmian and Michael Carrick coming in for Guillermo Varela and Morgan Schneiderlin respectively. United's big new January signi ... oh, no, sorry, we didn't make one. Oh well!

Marouane Fellaini is, of course, still in the team, with Schneiderlin and Ander Herrera having to settle for a spot on the bench.

Stoke City line up with what seems to be quite an offensively-minded team. Their only defensive midfielder is Glenn Whelan, who starts alongside the relatively lightweight Ibrahim Afellay and Bojan in the centre of the field.