Manchester United on Saturday visit the King Power Stadium to take on Leicester as Premier League football returns.

United made a bright start to the new season but entered the break following a few miserable results, notably losing to Aston Villa and West Ham before, most recently, being forced to share the points in a 1-1 draw against Everton.

In transfer news, it's been claimed that Barcelona and AC Milan are interested in signing Jesse Lingard.

It's said that both European giants are eyeing a move for the playmaker as they are aware that his contract runs out at the end of the season, which means they could strike a pre-agreement deal with Lingard in January.

Lingard, 28, reignited his career on loan at West Ham last season and, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted he would be in his plans, the academy product has been used sporadically this term - Lingard is understood to be desperate for guaranteed playing time.

Solskjaer reiterated United's desire to keep Lingard beyond his current contract at his press conference on Friday.

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Manchester United squad pictured ahead of flight to Leicester

Manchester United have chosen the unorthodox option of flying to Leicester for their Premier League match on Saturday.

Although Leicester is just over 100 miles away from Manchester, the Manchester Evening News understands the United squad began their journey to the King Power Stadium on a private plane after the M6 southbound was unexpectedly closed on Friday.

United would usually travel in their team coach to Leicester, however, the motorway's closure forced them to use explore other options.

Some members of United's squad have been pictured arriving at Manchester airport before they were escorted by bus to their private jet.

Read the full story here.

Nemanja Matic and Diogo Dalot. (Image: Eamonn and James Clarke)

United win appeal over Wan-Bissaka Champions League ban

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will be available for Manchester United's Champions League game with Atalanta next week after the club won an appeal over his two-match ban.

The right-back was sent off for United on matchday one of the Champions League, shown a straight red card for a tackle on Christopher Martins in the first half of the defeat to Young Boys.

That resulted in Wan-Bissaka being handed an initial one-match ban by UEFA, but two weeks later, on the morning of United's second Champions League game against Villarreal, the governing body said the suspension had been extended to two games due to the incident being deemed rough play.

But UEFA have now confirmed United have won that appeal, which means Wan-Bissaka has now served his suspension.

Read more on the decision here.

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