Manchester United vs Manchester City: Predicted line-ups

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Manchester United and Manchester City are set to go head-to-head in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford tomorrow night and both sides will be desperate to secure all three points. 

Manchester United go into the game in decent form after securing back-to-back wins against Olympiacos and West Ham United. 

And, ahead of tomorrow's showdown, United boss David Moyes looks set to welcome back Rio Ferdinand after injury. The veteran defender should replace Michael Carrick in the centre of defence, with the England man moving into a midfield role. 

Manchester United also look set to bring Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck into the team, with Marouane Fellaini acting as the other central-midfielder. 

Having been able to take Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney off in the victory over the Hammers, the duo look set to start at Old Trafford tomorrow night. 

Manchester City will also go into the game in buoyant mood after they destroyed Fulham at the Etihad on Saturday. A hat-trick from Yaya Toure inspired Manuel Pellegrini's side to a thumping 5-0 win over the Cottagers and now they will be hoping to gain victory at the Theatre of Dreams. 

With Vincent Kompany set for a return from suspension, the Belgian star looks set to partner Martin Demichelis at the back. Gael Clichy could also come into the team, with Pablo Zabaleta making up the rest of the back four. 

The City boss could go with a similar front six that saw off Fulham, with James Milner set to keep Jesus Navas out of the side. 

And with Sergio Aguero still on the sidelines, Alvaro Negredo could keep his place in attack despite his lack of goals in recent time.

Manchester City will be hoping to continue their title charge, meanwhile Manchester United will be looking to build momentum ahead of a Champions League quarter-final clash with Bayern Munich next week. 

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Rafael, Jones, Ferdinand, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Welbeck, Mata, Rooney 

Manchester City XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Kompany, Clichy, Milner, Fernandinho, Toure, Nasri, Silva, Negredo 

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