Robin Van Persie returns from injury to start for Manchester United today and will for a strike partnership with Javier Hernandez.
United will be keen to bounce back after their defeat to Everton in midweek, while Newcastle will be aiming to cause an upset having lost 4-3 to United in this fixture last year.
Alan Pardew’s side features the in form Loic Remy but is without Hatem Ben Arfa who remains on the bench along with Papiss Cisse.
#mufc team to face Newcastle: De Gea; Rafael, Evans, Vidic, Evra; Nani, Jones, Cleverley, Januzaj; Hernandez, van Persie.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 7, 2013
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFCOfficial) December 7, 2013