Predicted Sheffield United XI v Manchester City: Egan returns, Burke starts

Sheffield United face another daunting trip to Manchester today, this time to face Pep Guardiola’s Man City.

City are in superb form and enter the game off the back of a comprehensive 5-0 win against West Brom in midweek. It was all the more impressive, given Guardiola’s men are currently playing without both Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne.

The Blades, though, come into the game on a run of four wins from five themselves and picked up a superb win at Manchester United in midweek.

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Oliver Burke and Kean Bryan got the goals at Old Trafford as United, without nine first-team players, shocked the Premier League.

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Chris Wilder has kept his cards close to his chest in relation to players being back from injury for the weekend. However, he could be hard pushed to make too many changes to that winning team.

John Egan is likely to return from suspension, while up top, Wilder has a decision to make after both Billy Sharp and David McGoldrick impressed against Ole Solskjaer’s men.

With that, here’s how we see United lining up, with our latest predicted XI as the Blades travel to Manchester City today.

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