What TV channel is Man Utd vs Leicester on? Live stream, kick-off time, odds and head-to-head


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Jose Mourinho has not had the best of pre-season (Picture: Getty Images)

The Premier League is back with a bang on Friday night as Manchester United host Leicester City at Old Trafford.

It has been a strange summer for United and their manager, Jose Mourinho, who appears to have fallen out with club officials and players alike.

Leicester have lost Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City over the break, but have held onto Harry Maguire, whilst Jamie Vardy has signed a new contract with the club.

The Red Devils are the clear favourites to win this one, but the Foxes will be confident of springing a surprise at the Theatre of Dreams.

Here is everything you need to know about the clash in Manchester…

Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire starred for England at the World Cup (Picture: Getty Images)

When is Man Utd vs Leicester?

The match is on Friday, 10 August with kick-off at 8pm at Old Trafford.

Paul Pogba was linked with a move to Barcelona, but has stayed at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty Images)

What TV channel is Man Utd vs Leicester on and is there a live stream?

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Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League will be showing the game live with coverage starting at 7pm.

Sky Sports subscribers will be able to stream the match through Sky Go, whilst you an also get a Sky Sports Day, Week or Month pass from Now TV to watch the match.

Team news

Both teams must make a decision on whether to include their World Cup stars who are not injured, but may be lacking match fitness after an extended break.

Mourinho will be considering whether to include the likes of Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford, whilst Leicester boss Claude Puel will be assessing Maguire and Vardy.

Otherwise, Leicester have no injury worries, but the same cant be said for United who will be without Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo, Diogo Dalot, Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic.

Claude Puel is looking to cause a big opening day shock (Picture: Getty Images)

What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

8/15 Man Utd

16/5 Draw

13/2 Leicester

Head-to-head in last five meetings

23 Dec 2017 – Leicester 2-2 Man Utd – Premier League (Vardy, Maguire) (Mata x2)

26 Aug 2017 – Man Utd 2-0 Leicester – Premier League (Rashford, Fellaini)

05 Feb 2017 – Leicester 0-3 Man Utd – Premier League (Mkhitaryan, Ibrahimovic, Mata)

24 Sep 2016 – Man Utd 4-1 Leicester – Premier League (Smalling, Mata, Rashford, Pogba) (Gray)

07 Aug 2016 – Leicester 1-2 Man Utd – Community Shield (Vardy) (Lingard, Ibrahimovic)

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