scored twice in 14 appearances and must be monitored by United on Saturday.
Whistle blower: Mark Halsey will be the man in the middle on Saturday. The Lancashire official is yet to take charge of Reading this term, but United fans will remember him from September’s 2-1 win at Anfield. In 11 matches, Halsey has awarded 23 yellow cards and three reds.
Rivals watch: In the midday kickoff, Chelsea travel to high-flying West Brom before Manchester City host Everton and Arsenal take on Swansea City.