Watford face Manchester United at Vicarage Road this afternoon where head coach Claudio Ranieri will be forced to make changes due to injuries and suspensions.

Here's how I think the Italian could set his team up today.

GK: Ben Foster

During the international break, Daniel Bachmann said he was out of the team for reasons unrelated to sport. I would be surprised not to see Foster in goal today.

RB: Kiko Femenia

His presence helps get the best out of Ismaila Sarr, which is why I think he should start ahead of Jeremy Ngakia.

CB: Nicolas Nkoulou

With Francisco Sierralta picking up an injury on international break and Nkoulou impressing against Arsenal, I can't see Ranieri making a change here.

CB: Craig Cathcart

Had a good game against Italy during the break and Ranieri seems to favour him over William Troost-Ekong.

LB: Danny Rose

The stronger of the left back options.

CM: Moussa Sissoko

Called an "example" by the head coach in his pre-match press conference. Will need to step up his game today, with no Juraj Kucka alongside him.

CM: Tom Cleverley

The obvious choice to replace the suspended Kucka.

AM/No. 10: Joao Pedro

With Ozan Tufan likely to miss out after picking up a knee injury with Turkey, playing Joao Pedro as a number 10 is one of a few options.

LW: Emmanuel Dennis

Offers a bit more in attack than Cucho Hernandez, but it is tough to call between them.

RW: Ismaila Sarr

Scored a wonder goal with Senegal - hopefully it will have restored some of his confidence.

ST: Joshua King

Has a good record against United, so today could be the day he builds on his performance against Everton.

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