Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will return for the Premier League trip to Burnley later this week after he was rested for the FA Cup fourth round tie with English Championship outfit Middlesbrough on Friday night. Bottom team Burnley play hosts to Manchester United in a Premier League encounter billed for Turf Moor on Tuesday and Spanish shot stopper David De Gea is expected to start in goal for the visitors.

Interim Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick opted to rest De Geafor the Boro game with England international Dean Henderson starting in goal, while another England international in Tom Heaton was the goalkeeper on the substitutes’ bench.

Manchester United were heavy favouritesahead of the Boro game in the FA Cup, but they were unable to live up to the status as they were knocked out by the English Championship side on penalties after 120 minutes ended in a 1-1 draw. The Red Devils took a slender first half lead thanks to the goal from winger Jadon Sancho in the 25th minute off the assist from Portugal international playmaker Bruno Fernandes.

Manchester United were unable to build on that advantage as they failed to take the several chances that came their way to double the lead given to them by England international Sancho. The Ralf Rangnick-led team suffered for the lack of cutting edge thanks to the controversial equaliser from midfielder Matt Crooks for Boro. Substitute Duncan Watmore appeared to handle the ball before he provided the assist for Crooks to score from close range.

Boro grew in confidence after the equaliser from Crooks and they were able to take their more illustrious hosts to extra time and then penalties. In the absence of David De Gea, Manchester United relied on Dean Henderson but he was unable to save any penalty as Boro sealed a fifth round berth courtesy the 8-7 win during shootout.