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Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is set to break a 27-year-old record at Old Trafford when his side tackle Southampton in the Premier League on Monday night.

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Solskjaer’s side is in the middle of a 17-game unbeaten run in all competitions, and United will go third on the Premier League table ahead of Chelsea and Leicester City if they beat Southampton tonight.

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Man United have not lost a match since the restart of the Premier League.

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Their last three games have all ended with margins of three goals, with the likes of Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Martial in great form.

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However, according to the Daily Star, Solskjaer stands on the brink of setting a new Premier League record if he features the same starting XI that defeated Aston Villa 3-0 in their previous game.

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It will be the fifth time in a row if the Norwegian lines up with the same XI that he went with at Villa Park which has not happened since 1993.

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Meanwhile, Solskjaer, who will be without two key players against Southampton, has also hinted during his pre-match press conference that he could play the same starting XI against the Saints that defeated Aston Villa.

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Solskjaer said: “There’s so many things you have to consider when you manage a team.

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“We have got players here chomping at the bit, but also those that are in the rhythm.”

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Man United previous XI against Aston Villa: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Rashford, Fernandes, Greenwood, Martial.

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