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Leicester vs Manchester United predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of FA Cup quarter-final

Manchester United travel to the King Power Stadium to take on Leicester City in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side progressed into the quarter-finals of the Europa League following United’s 1-0 win at the San Siro.

The Red Devils defeated West Ham by a single goal in their last Premier League outing, while Leicester thumped Sheffield United 5-0.

The Foxes have won their last two in the league and will attempt to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the first time since 1982.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match:

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The fixture will kick-off at 5pm at the King Power Stadium.

How can I watch it?

The match is live on BBC One with coverage starting from 4:30pm. The match can also be streamed online via the BBC Sport website and BBC iPlayer.

What is the team news?

Ricardo Pereira will miss out following hamstring injury in the comfortable win over Sheffield United. Harvey Barnes, James Justin (both knee), James Maddison (hip), Wes Morgan (back) and Cengiz Under (thigh) are all out but Dennis Praet has returned from his hamstring injury.

Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial are all set to be assessed before kick-off. Phil Jones remains out.

Predicted line-ups:

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu, Castagne, Ndidi, Tielemans, Thomas, Perez, Iheanacho, Vardy

Manchester United: Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, Fred, Matic, James, Fernandes, Pogba, Greenwood

Odds:

Leicester City: 19/10

Draw: 12/5

Manchester United: 7/5

Prediction:

These two teams played out a pulsating 2-2 draw in the Premier League equivalent of this fixture, but injuries keep coming for the Foxes – so I think United will win. 2-1 Manchester United.

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