Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has been handed a starters shirt by manager Walter Mazzarri against Manchester United.
The Red Devils have won their last nine matches against the Hornets but are currently experiencing a poor run as they have lost their last two games – the Manchester derby and the Europa League fixtures against Feyenoord.
Ighalo talked up his admiration for Zlatan Ibrahimovic but is hoping to get one over Jose Mourinho’s men.
For United, Chris Smalling replaced Daley Blind in the heart of defence to earn his first start in the premier league this season while Marcus Rashford also came on for Armenian Captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Full list for both teams:
Watford: Gomes; Cathcart, Prodl, Britos; Janmaat, Pereyra, Behrami, Capoue, Holebas; Deeney, Ighalo
Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Shaw; Pogba, Fellaini; Rashford, Rooney, Martial; Ibrahimovic.