West Ham United v Manchester United | Premier League preview | Players to watch

In what could determine the future of West Ham manager David Moyes, the Londoners welcome Manchester United to the Olympic Stadium in Thursday’s Premier League clash.

West Ham secured a victory against Leicester City in their last league outing and have secured their top-flight status for next season.

United are currently 15th in the table but could still finish 10th if results go their way. It remains to be seen if they can match Jose Mourinho’s men, however.

As for the visitors, the Red Devils are currently second and can secure a runners-up spot by picking up one point in their last two outings.

Players to watch:

Marko Arnautovic – West Ham United:

Arnautovic has been a surprise standout performer since joining the Hammers from Stoke City, contributing 15 goals as a makeshift striker. He could be a threat against Manchester United.

With Mourinho’s men having lost two of their last four league games, they’re vulnerable ahead of the trip to the Olympic Stadium.

Arnautovic is undoubtedly West Ham’s biggest goal threat ahead of Thursday’s clash, but beating the brilliant David De Gea won’t be easy.

Anthony Martial – Manchester United:

If selected to start, Martial could be Man Utd’s danger man. The French international, who’s been linked with a move to Juventus, has contributed 14 goals in 18 league starts but he’s not guaranteed to start.

Martial has dropped down the pecking order since Alexis Sanchez joined in January and was the subject of criticism from Mourinho after a sub-par performance in their defeat to Brighton on May 4.

He’s likely to be on the bench against West Ham and may be playing for his future if he’s brought on. His United future is already in doubt.

Prediction: West Ham 2-2 Manchester United

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