Crystal Palace handed unexpected boost as Manchester United rocked by fresh injury blow

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Manchester United will travel to Selhurst Park tonight looking for precious three points vs Crystal Palace.

Manchester United will be without defender Harry Maguire for tonight’s crucial Premier League game against Crystal Palace

The England defender has played at the heart of defence for the Reds alongside Casemiro last weekend and was in line to start against the Eagles tonight before the setback in training occurred.

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The centre-back sustained a fresh muscle injury in training and he's set to be unavailable for about three weeks. Maguire should be fine to represent England at this summer's European Championship and is understood to have a chance of featuring in the FA Cup final.

Another boost for Oliver Glasner’s Eagles

The news of United being without one of their key players for this game will lift the Eagles who have gone four games without a defeat for the first time this season.

This is also the first time under the Austrian manager that he can call on the trio of Michael Olise, Eberechi Eze and Marc Guehi. They all trained with the first team and expected to play a part in the game. 

United are desperate for all three points having been overtaken by Chelsea into seventh as the race for European football next season heats up. Erik ten Hag’s side also have the FA Cup final against Manchester City which could be a route to Europe, but their league form needs improving having only managed a draw against relegation-threatened Burnley last weekend.

For Crystal Palace, they are looking to finish the season on a high after a challenging campaign that has seen them stuck in 14th on the league table for large parts.

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