Casmeiro and Fred are regular partners in Brazil’s midfield and started together at United for the first time in Thursday night’s Europa League tie against Real Sociedad at Old Trafford.
Alex Telles departed on loan for Sevilla in La Liga and has got the nod in the latest squad to replace Guilherme Arana, who is injured, as Alex Sandro’s deputy. Nottingham Forest new boy Renan Lodi is another competitor for the left-back role.
Antony signed for Erik ten Hag’s side before the transfer deadline and, among the galaxy of attacking stars available, he is selected for the friendlies as he bids to further his international experience. The former Ajax winger made a goalscoring start to life in Manchester, with the opener in our win over Arsenal.