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Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest: Kick-off time, TV channel, live stream, referee and team news

Rory O'Callaghan

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Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest: Kick-off time, TV channel, live stream, referee and team news

Manchester United take on Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night in their first Premier League match after the winter break.

Neither side has played a league game for around six weeks, with the season put on hold to accommodate the World Cup in Qatar.

United returned to competitive action on Wednesday, beating Burnley 2-0 to progress to the last eight of the Carabao Cup.

Forest also booked their place in the quarter-finals with a 4-1 win over Blackburn Rovers.


United and Forest will now meet in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Tuesday night, which you can watch live with a free 30-day trial to Amazon Prime Video.


What is the Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest kick-off time?

The match kicks off at Old Trafford at 8pm GMT.


Chelsea host Bournemouth in the earlier kick-off at 5.30pm GMT.

Is Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest on TV? What channel is it on?

The match will be shown live on Amazon Prime Video.

You can watch it with a free 30-day trial to Prime by signing up here.


Pre-match coverage will begin at 7pm GMT and will be hosted by Simon Thomas, who will be joined by Patrice Evra, Michael Owen and Stuart Pearce.

Who is the referee for Man Utd vs Nottingham Forest?

Anthony Taylor will take charge of the match at Old Trafford.

Taylor recently returned from the World Cup in Qatar, where he refereed two games – Ghana's 3-2 win over South Korea and Croatia's goalless draw with Belgium in the group stage of the tournament.


Scott Ledger and Derek Eaton will be his assistant referees, while Jeremy Simpson will be the fourth official.

Andy Madley will be in charge of VAR with Nick Greenhalgh assisting him at Stockley Park.

Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest team news

Manchester United are without first-choice centre-backs Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane, who are yet to return to the club after their involvement in the World Cup final.


Harry Maguire is battling an illness but could yet feature, while Diogo Dalot is also a doubt through injury.

Jadon Sancho is set to miss the match while he continues to train away from the squad.

For Forest, Dean Henderson is unable to play against his parent club United.

Omar Richards, Giulian Biancone, Cheikhou Kouyate and Moussa Niakhate are set to miss the match through injury.

Meanwhile, Serge Aurier, Morgan Gibbs-White and Wayne Hennessey face late fitness tests.

From 26-28th December, watch all 10 Premier League games live, including Aston Villa vs Liverpool, Arsenal vs West Ham, Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest and more. Watch for free with a 30-day free trial to Prime!

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Nottingham Forest, Manchester United, Football, Premier League

Rory O'Callaghan
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