Manchester United squad for Manchester derby clash. Why no Cristiano Ronaldo?

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Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of the Manchester derby clash at the Etihad Stadium.

Ronaldo was not spotted as part of Manchester United’s squad that had reached the hotel for this massive clash, with Edinson Cavani not spotted as well.

Check out the full squad that had arrived at the hotel, as reported by M.E.N;

De Gea, Henderson, Heaton, Dalot, Wan-Bissaka, Jones, Maguire, Bailly, Lindelof, Telles, Matic, McTominay, Fred, Pogba, Mejbri, Lingard, Mata, Fernandes, Sancho, Elanga, Rashford

According to the Athletic, the 37-year-old has been ruled out of the Manchester derby clash through an unspecified injury, with Cavani also set to miss the fixture.

Ralf Rangnick may be forced to play a false nine for this game, and Anthony Elanga may be the perfect man for the job.