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David de Gea absent as United take on Sunderland

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Sergio Romero is given the nod between the sticks, with David de Gea not even on the bench.

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The lineups are out for Sunday's encounter between Manchester United and Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, and the big news is that David de Gea misses out for the visitors. He's presumably picked up a late injury or illness, with Sergio Romero's return one of the five changes made to the team that drew with Everton in midweek.

Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian are both handed surprise starts either side of Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo, while Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan return to the midfield. Jesse Lingard keeps his spot, with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford both made to settle for seats on the bench.

Former United boss David Moyes has made just one change to his Everton side from midweek: