Palace boss Patrick Vieira, meanwhile, has ruled Wilfried Zaha out of a return to his former club. “Wilfried is still on the treatment table,” he told the official club website. “Obviously, his injury will take him a couple of weeks, so we have to do without him.
“Nathan Ferguson and James McArthur are progressing really well. They trained with the first team for the last couple of weeks, so they are in a really good position, but it is too short for them to be involved in the first team at the minute. There is a protocol in place that is important for us to follow but they are doing well.
“Joachim Andersen is slowly progressing, but he is not available for the game tomorrow.”
However, new boys Naouirou Ahamada and Albert Sambi Lokonga both look set to make their debuts.
Look out for the interview with full on Erik on Saturday morning, on the United App and ManUtd.com.