Manchester United could also be struggling on the switch entrance, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not less than has a close to clear invoice of well being in his squad forward of this weekend’s sport towards Tottenham Hotspur.
Solskjaer has already confirmed Harry Maguire must be effective to start out, having missed the Carabao Cup victory over Brighton in midweek. Axel Tuanzebe continues to be out injured.
United are hopeful that many gamers could have now performed sufficient minutes to be totally match match as they search for a 3rd successive victory, having misplaced their opening sport of the brand new season.
Right here, our MEN United writers choose their groups to face Spurs:
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Earlier than Paul Pogba’s cameo within the Carabao Cup towards Brighton, he might effectively have been heading out of Solskjaer’s most popular 11 to face Tottenham. However the reality Pogba scored and regarded pleased and assured, plus United’s want for a strong midfield towards Jose Mourinho’s aspect, means he ought to begin with Donny van de Beek towards Tottenham.
A change to a diamond would permit Solskjaer to incorporate his three star midfield names in addition to Nemanja Matic, with United in want of the Serbian’s defensive nous towards Harry Kane and firm. Eric Bailly is the higher central defensive choice to Victor Lindelof proper now and deserves to start out.
This technique not less than provides United some attacking choices to convey off the bench, together with Mason Greenwood and Juan Mata, with Fred and Scott McTominay to assist the midfield. The tempo and motion of Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford ought to fret the Spurs’ defence.
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United have the luxurious of a real choice headache going into the sport towards Tottenham nevertheless it ought to nonetheless be fairly easy primarily based on their strongest XI.
Bailly has been flawless in each appearances for the membership this season so deserves a begin alongside Maguire, whereas Pogba’s late cameo towards Brighton in midweek got here as a well timed response to Van de Beek’s personal spectacular type since signing.
James has regarded a shadow of his former self currently however must be again on the bench for this one with Greenwood, Rashford and Martial nonetheless the one viable entrance three for a sport of this magnitude.