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League Cup: Manchester United look to kickstart their season in front of expected record crowd at Stadium MK

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MK Dons are bracing themselves for what is expected to be a record crowd at Staium MK as they take on Premier League giants Manchester United.

With thousands of United fans reportedly making the trip to Milton Keynes, and live television coverage, it is expected to be a bumper payday for the League One side.

The Dons have made a solid start to the League One season, with 7 points from 4 games, and will be hoping to make the promotion push that many pundits are expecting.

For United, it is a chance to build some momentum after their Premier League season has failed to get going in their opening two games under new manager Loius Van Gaal.

An opening day defeat at home to Swansea City was followed by a laboured 1-1 draw away at Sunderland over the weekend, but Van Gaal will see the League Cup tie as a chance to build some momentum as he continues to apply his methods.

Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria is set to join the Red Devils in a near £60m move, and has been in Manchester today undergoing his medical, but it is not expected that he will attend the match.

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