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Jerome Thomas is Crystal Palace’s only injury concern ahead of the visit of Manchester United.

The winger has suffered a back strain and his fitness will be assessed by manager Tony Pulis ahead of kick-off.

Striker Glenn Murray returned as a substitute against West Brom a fortnight ago after 10 months out with cruciate ligament damage and should be involved again.

Meanwhile, Phil Jones and Marouane Fellaini could be set for a recall for Manchester United.

Midfielder Fellaini was on the bench for United’s draw at Arsenal after spending two months out with wrist and groin injuries.

Jones may return from a calf problem but fellow defender Jonny Evans is a doubt.

There is a case for saying that Manchester United’s season is effectively over, 11 points off the top four and with the magic 40-point relegation mark passed with months to spare.

Who says David Moyes has achieved nothing?

But if they are tempted to let their gaze slip towards Olympiacos next week, then Palace, who have benefited from two weeks’ rest, will make them pay.

Stat of the game: Wayne Rooney has gone five Premier League games in a row without a row, his worst run since December 2011.

Crystal Palace (Possible, 4-4-1-1): Speroni; Ward, Dann, Delaney, Parr; Puncheon, Dikgacoi, Jedinak, Ledley; Ince; Chamakh.
Test: Thomas (back).

Manchester United (Possible, 4-2-3-1): De Gea; Smalling, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Carrick, Cleverley; Mata, Rooney, Januzaj; Van Persie.
Out: Nani (hamstring).
Tests: Rafael (concussion), Evans, Jones (both calf).

Referee: Michael Oliver. Matches: 18, R2 Y69.

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