Swansea City v Manchester United: Premier League – live!

12.15 pm BST
12:15

And Jose Mourinho also makes a little bit of pre-match talking, in which he brings up the concept of happy football. He does not look extremely happy while talking about it, but their players, he says, have happy feet.

It was difficult to leave anyone out. I think the players understood that. I had a conversation with them, I am confident in all the world, and I have great players on the bench who have the ambition to start, and I have left some in your house that do not deserve to stay in the house. But we played very well and we have at this time only one match a week, so we keep the computer.

Of course you can improve. But each match is a different match and they are never in the control of the parties of 90 minutes, so I expect that even if we are a team that plays with discipline tactic, it will not be, surely, moments in this match when we’re not going to have that control, but we need to maintain stability. The team is playing happy football, because the players are very comfortable on the pitch. We need to have a good performance, because only with a good performance we can win.

I believe that we need freedom, instead of being too connected, with the tactical discipline that we need. We also need this the happiness, the freedom of wanting the ball, to participate, to try to influence the game, players without fear to move, without fear to go into areas that are not their areas of control. I think that when the team is confident we can do that, but our opponents are strong and we have to respect them, especially when they have the ball, and we’re going to try to do that.

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11.54 am BST
11:54

Swansea have won four of their last six matches against Manchester United, which is fairly useful recent record. Paul Clement talks to the Sky about their prospects and, first of all, his training:

I’ve always thought that when Bartley returned to the club that there was a possibility of playing with three central defenders. I feel that the form of today will give us the best chance of getting a positive result. We will give the first of all strength defensively, but with two strikers up can unleash some good attacks.

There are always challenges in this level, in the first place to try to stop the ball from entering their net, which is going to be a big challenge against a very strong and powerful Manchester United side. But scoring goals is a challenge too … all aspects of the game are a real challenge in this level.

There is No doubt that Roque Table can play in the big games. He is a good footballer, that is why we brought you here. And only time will tell if the physicality of the English game is going to be too much for him, but I don’t think much of it.

They were strong last season, two of the big trophies. I think we are stronger this year. Have had a good start. But we are hopeful that we are going to provide a tough test for them here. We will expect a very good atmosphere and our players are very motivated for this game.

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11.35 am BST
11:35

It is, we are told, the first time that Manchester United has selected the same starting eleven in consecutive games since the month of August.

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11.34 am BST
11:34

So Jose Mourinho has selected the same team that crushed West Ham last week; Swansea make two changes, with Table and Bartley and Britton and Routledge.

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11.32 am BST
11:32

Hello world!

We already have the equipment! And these are the teams!

Swansea: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson, Fer, Bartley, Carroll, Roque, Ayew, Abraham. Subs: Van der Hoorn, Narsingh, Nordfeldt, Routledge, Rangel, Fulton, McBurnie. Man Utd: de Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Blind, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford, Lukaku. Subs: Lindelof, Martial, Smalling, Lingard, Rosemary, Ander Herrera, Fellaini.Referee: Jon Moss.

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Here is how we will line up against @ManUtd this afternoon…