Manchester United are under huge pressure to produce a victory in their trip to Swansea City this Sunday, having failed to win any of their last three games across all competitions.

Fortunately for manager Jose Mourinho, the Swans haven't coped much better of late and are without a win in their last nine matches, having most recently tasted victory against Peterborough back on August 23.

New manager Bob Bradley has now been in the Liberty Stadium post for a month, but a goalless draw against Watford a fortnight ago is all he's got to show for his efforts in south Wales thus far.

Read on for a preview of Sunday's Week 11 encounter, complete with all the necessary viewing information and the latest team news leading up to kick-off.

Date: Sunday, November 6

Time: 3 p.m. GMT/10 a.m. ET

Venue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales

Live Stream: NBC Live Extra (U.S.)

TV Info: CNBC (U.S.)

Team News

The biggest of United's team concerns is the fitness of Paul Pogba, who could miss Sunday's trip to south Wales, as United reported via their official website.

BT Sport pundit Julien Laurens claimed Mourinho isn't fully aware of how best to utilise the midfielder in any case after he came off in the 30th minute of Thursday's 2-1 defeat to Fenerbahce:

The club also has worries in defence, where Eric Bailly recently joined fellow centre-backs Phil Jones and Chris Smalling on the treatment table, not to mention the absence of wing-back Antonio Valencia.

Bailly came off during the 4-0 demolition at Chelsea's hands two weeks ago, and Mourinho confirmed his summer purchase will be out for some time, per Rob Dawson of the Manchester Evening News:

Anthony Martial and captain Wayne Rooney both appear to be fit after starting in Thursday's UEFA Europa League clash at Fenerbahce, but Ander Herrera will serve a suspension after being sent off in last Saturday's 0-0 draw against Burnley.

Valencia will be "out for a while," Mourinho told the press prior to Thursday's outing in Turkey, while Bill Rice of BBC Radio Manchester recently confirmed Smalling is approaching full fitness:

That means either Matteo Darmian or Timothy Fosu-Mensah may fill in at right-back, while Michael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini or a combination of the two could deputise alongside Paul Pogba in Herrera's absence.

The Belfast Telegraph confirmed at the end of September that Swansea winger Nathan Dyer was facing two months on the sidelines after ankle surgery, and he remains Bradley's only existing injury concern.


The Red Devils have absences to worry about both on and off the pitch this Sunday, owing to the fact Mourinho is set to serve a touchline suspension at the Liberty Stadium after being sent to the stands against Burnley.

However, Metro's Chris Winterburn reported the Portuguese's assistant, Rui Faria, is poised to step in for the trip to south Wales, although United may not be at their most effective as a result:

Swansea are yet to win under Bradley and have suffered defeat in seven of their last nine games, drawing the other two, although it's worth noting they've failed to score in only two of those matches.

Head coach Bradley witnessed his side slump to a 3-1 loss in their most recent league fixture, away to Stoke City, after which he confessed his team "lacked belief," per Sky Sports:

We had periods where we were OK, but, by and large Stoke gave us a good challenge physically and they got the best of us in some moments.

We made some critical mistakes. When a team is going through a tough stretch and trying to regain some confidence there is no easy way.

There is not enough belief at half-time when the game is at 1-1 and the game is still to play for. We started the second half a bit slow. Leroy Fer and Alfie Mawson end up going for the same ball and that leads to the starting point for the second goal. Those are the mistakes that are costing us.

If Bradley were to get his side swinging back into action, however, this is the fixture in which to do it considering the Swans have sent United packing 2-1 in each of their last two trips to the Liberty Stadium.

Mourinho & Co. would be wise to treat a vulnerable-looking Swansea side with caution, while defensive injuries for the away team mean their replacements will need to step up in a big way.

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