A first home defeat to Wolves in 42 years leaves United still seventh in the Premier League table, four points adrift of the top four.
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The Uruguayan has fallen down the pecking order behind Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, and was understood to have been looking to leave Old Trafford in the summer.
A bright start from the Red Devils fizzled out without reward and the German looked like he might have to settle for a disappointing draw in his first match since taking charge until the end of the season.
The home side will enter the contest off the back of a 3-2 home win over Arsenal on Thursday, while Palace suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Leeds United on Tuesday.
The Norwegian witnessed his side go down 4-1 in a humiliating display at Watford, the latest in a long line of underwhelming Red Devils results.
Pogba is yet to extend his Old Trafford stay beyond the end of the season, and there is a growing expectation that he will move on when his deal expires next summer.
For the first time in Premier League history, United trailed 4-0 at half-time and failed to score in a hopelessly one-sided contest
The Red Devils have dropped to sixth in the table amid their poor run of form, while Jurgen Klopp’s side find themselves one point adrift of leaders Chelsea.
There was intense scrutiny on the 1999 treble hero and his players heading into the Group F encounter after Saturday’s embarrassing loss at Leicester compounded recent poor performances.
Yerry Mina’s late winner for the Toffees was ruled out by a review for offside after Andros Townsend had cancelled out Anthony Martial’s opener for United.
Man United are currently fourth in the table, one point behind leaders Liverpool, while Rafael Benitez’s Everton occupy fifth, level on points with their opponents at Old Trafford.
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The game had looked set to end goalless until the 88th minute, when defender Kortney Hause flicked a near-post header beyond David De Gea.
The Red Devils are currently third in the table, level on points with leaders Chelsea, while Villa occupy 10th position, having collected seven points from their opening five games of the campaign.
Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo typically grabbed the headlines in a dream return to Old Trafford on Saturday, scoring twice in United’s 4-1 thrashing of Newcastle.
The match is expected to mark the second debut of Cristiano Ronaldo, who incredibly returned to Old Trafford from Juventus in the final stages of the summer transfer window.
The Portugal forward secured a long-awaited return to Old Trafford in August and is currently isolating ahead of his first visit to Carrington, expected to be on Thursday.
Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon D’or winner, has so far won over 30 major trophies during his career, including five UEFA Champions League titles, four FIFA Club World Cups, seven league titles in England, Spain and Italy, and the UEFA European Championship for his native Portugal.
12 years after leaving the club in a world-record move to Real Madrid, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and contender for the title of greatest footballer ever is back at United on a lucrative two-year contract worth around £500,000-a-week that includes the option for an additional 12 months.
The striker enjoyed a short spell at Old Trafford in the 2020/21 season.