Manchester United vs Queens Park Rangers team news: Radamel Falcao begins on the bench for United debut

But fellow new arrivals Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind both start on debuts

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Manchester United's deadline day acquisition, Radamel Falcao, will begin on the bench today in the Premier League clash with Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford.

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Fellow new arrivals, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind, however, both start for their United debuts.

The other expected United debutant, Luke Shaw, has recovered from a hamstring injury, and joins Falcao on the United bench.

Former United defender Rio Ferdinand started for QPR while Sandro and Niko Kranjcar made their first appearances since their deadline-day moves to Loftus Road.

Former captain Ferdinand spent 12 years with the club and returns to Old Trafford for the first time since moving to QPR on a free transfer during the summer.


Man Utd: De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Rojo, Blackett, Blind, Herrera, Mata, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie

Subs: Lindegaard, Shaw, Fletcher, Januzaj, Valencia, A Pereira, Falcao.

QPR: Green; Hill, Ferdinand, Caulker, Isla; Sandro, Kranjcar, Fer; Phillips, Hoilett, Austin.

Subs: Traore, McCarthy, Onuoha, Henry, Vargas, Zamora, Taarabt.