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Erik ten Hag will face his former club when Manchester United travel to Brentford on Saturday..

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Aug-10 12:02 first published at 12:02 PM


Manchester United will be back in Premier League action this weekend when they visit Brentford. Brentford came from two goals down to beat Leicester City on Sunday, with Ivan Toney and Josh Dasilva scoring. The Most Popular Brentford are in their second season in the Premier League, and United won both meetings last season, including a 3-1 away win in January. Last season, United defeated Brentford 3-1. Getty Images A similar result for Erik ten Hag this weekend would be a huge relief after a week in which he may have finally realized the pressures that come with being the manager of Manchester United. There has also been considerable scrutiny of the club’s transfer activity, with only three arrivals so far for United and significant investment required in the squad. Christian Eriksen is one of those who has joined the club. Last season, the Dane played for Brentford, making 11 appearances and helping them retain their top-flight status. Depending on Ten Hag’s options at the weekend, he could well start in midfield. Here’s everything you need to know about United’s second game of the season. Eriksen will face his former team on Saturday. Getty Images When is Brentford vs. Manchester United? The match kicks off at 5:30pm on Saturday 13 August. Is Brenford vs Man Utd on TV? The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, in the UK. Who is referee for Brenford vs Man Utd? Stuart Attwell will be the man in the middle at the Brentford Community Stadium, and will be assisted by Marc Perry and Eddie Smart, while Anthony Taylor will assume the role of fourth official. Paul Tierney and Gary Beswick will be in charge of VAR. Latest team newsUnited will be hoping Anthony Martial is fit to feature in the capital, with Eriksen starting the loss to Brighton up front. Victor Lindelof missed out altogether on the matchday squad last weekend, with it not yet confirmed by the club if that was due to injury or selection. As for the hosts, Kristoffer Ajer and Sergi Canos are doubts and both are expected to miss the encounter, while Ethan Pinnock is a long-term absentee.

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