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Manchester United will not want to repeat their last performance against Leicester CityReuters

Manchester United will look for revenge when they host Leicester City in the English Premier League on Saturday, but they will have to do so without their midfielder Michael Carrick.

Carrick missed a big chunk of the season with an injury picked up in preseason, and that injury bug has hit him again with the England international set for another concerted spell on the sidelines with a ruptured calf muscle.

"Michael Carrick has been injured now so he is out at the weekend," Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal told MUTV. "He can be important for the team but he is now injured.

"I think it shall take more than four weeks, so it is not a minor injury but a muscle rupture, I think.

"He is also the second captain but I have to say that's part of the job of a manager, especially this season at Manchester United, because we have suffered a lot of injuries.

"But now we have seen [the light at] the end of the tunnel."

That light comes in the shape of Ashley Young as well, with the winger/wing-back closing in on a return from his injury.

"We don't have many injuries," added Van Gaal. "Ashley Young is coming back."

Manchester United will have plenty of questions to answer on Saturday against the team that spectacularly beat them 5-3.

That game remains one of the results of the season, with Leicester coming back from 3-1 down to stun the former champions, and Van Gaal and the rest of his team will be keen to gain a measure of revenge against the Foxes, who haven't had too many similar days after that win.

"It was a difficult game," Marcos Rojo said looking back at the loss. "It was a very strange game as well. We were 3-1 up and very comfortable -- then they got a penalty to make it 3-2 and that brought them back to life and complicated everything for us.

"We ended up losing the game and to be honest it hurt us a lot."

Manchester United will also want to improve on the result from their last home game in the Premier League, when they were outthought and outfought by Southampton.

"It is always important to win and more important now that we have lost in a home game," added Rojo. "We hope to get the victory because we have been doing well recently and it's what everyone wants."

Leicester City will be without Chris Wood and Riyad Mahrez owing to an ankle injury and international duty respectively, while Liam Moore and Matthew Upson could return.

Lineups: Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Jones, Rojo, Shaw; Di Maria, Blind, Rooney, Januzaj; Van Persie, Falcao.

Leicester City: Schwarzer; Simpson, Wasilewski, Morgan, De Laet, Drinkwater, King, Vardy, Schlupp, Kramaric, Ulloa.

Where to Watch Live

The Premier League game is set to begin at 3 pm GMT (8.30 pm IST, 10 am ET) with live coverage in India on Star Sports 4. The match can also be watched via live streaming online in India on

There will be no live coverage on TV in the UK, but viewers can listen to the match on BBC Radio 5 Live or via the website. Watch the game live in the US on NBC Sports, while the action can also be live streamed online on NBC Sports Extra.

Audience in Australia can watch the game on Fox Sports or live stream the action on Fox Sports On Demand, while viewers in Canada can do the same on Sportsnet or Watch Sportsnet.

Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the match on Bein Sports Arabia or via Live Streaming online courtesy Bein Sports Connect, while South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa viewers can do the same on SuperSport or SuperSport online.