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Brentford predicted XI vs Manchester United: Predicted lineup, team news and injury updates

By Jonathan Davies

Published: 17:34, 4 April 2023

Shandon Baptiste will return from suspension for Brentford’s trip to Manchester United on Wednesday.

Brentford: Team News

Baptiste missed Saturday’s 3-3 draw with Brighton through suspension following his red card against Leicester City last month.

But the defender is back in the ranks for the trip to Old Trafford, where the Bees would love a repeat of their resounding 4-0 victory over the Red Devils last August.

Thomas Frank will be without Frank Onyeka due to a hamstring injury, while Keane Lewis-Potter and Kristoffer Ajer remain sidelined.

But the Brentford boss revealed Vitaly Janelt returned to training on Monday, though Wednesday’s match is too soon for the midfielder.

“Frank has a minor, minor injury,” said the Bees boss during his pre-match press conference.

“Vita had the knee problem but very good news: it was a minor injury against Southampton and he was on the grass today which is positive.

“But it will probably be too early for Wednesday night. Frank will be out for Wednesday.”

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Brentford: Predicted Lineup

Brentford Predicted XI: David Raya; Aaron Hickey, Ethan Pinnock, Ben Mee, Rico Henry; Mikkel Damsgaard, Christian Norgaard, Mathias Jensen; Bryan Mbeumo, Ivan Toney, Yoane Wissa.

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Brentford: Injury List

  • Frank Onyeka (hamstring) Ruled Out – Potential Return Early April
  • Kristoffer Ajer (calf) Ruled Out – Potential Return Mid-May
  • Keane Lewis-Potter (knee) Ruled Out – Potential Return Mid-May
  • Vitaly Janelt (knee) Ruled Out – Potential Return Mid-May