Raphael Varane passes late fitness test! Man Utd defender shakes off injury concern to start in huge Liverpool clash
- Defender struggled with leg problem
- Passed late fitness test
- Cleared to start against Liverpool
WHAT HAPPENED? The centre-back had been struggling with a leg issue in the build up to the headline clash, but he was assessed before the trip to Anfield and declared fit to feature against United's rivals.
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THE BIGGER PICTURE: The France star's fitness means coach Erik ten Hag was able to call on his regular centre-back pairing, with Lisandro Martinez also available to feature. Varane has been a vital figure for United this season, playing 17 times in the Premier League.
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WHAT NEXT? United hope to make it five wins in a row in all competitions when they meet Jurgen Klopp's team at Anfield on Sunday.