Manchester United followers are wanting to see Donny van de Beek begin as a substitute of Paul Pogba in United’s subsequent Premier League match.
Van de Beek has been not noted of the United beginning 11 for his or her opening two video games in opposition to Crystal Palace and Brighton, although got here off the bench to have an effect in each. He netted his maiden United purpose versus Palace and helped maintain the ball alive late on, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet received a stoppage time penalty to win 3-2.
Pogba, in the meantime, has laboured in midfield, maybe nonetheless recovering from struggling with coronavirus. Solskjaer chosen the Frenchman alongside Bruno Fernandes and Nemanja Matic at Brighton and picked Scott McTominay in opposition to Palace.
However it appears United followers have recognized their most popular midfield trio.
MEN Sport requested followers on a Twitter ballot: “Should you might solely begin one in every of these gamers alongside Bruno Fernandes and Nemanja Matic in United’s midfield vs Tottenham subsequent week, who would it not be…?”
And Van de Beek gained greater than 70 per cent of the vote, forward of Pogba, McTominay and Fred. Pogba was subsequent with 22 per cent, however maybe Solskjaer will think about making the change.
Solskjaer admitted after the Brighton sport that Pogba is just not but as much as full velocity, after he substituted the 27-year-old in each the league video games up to now. He backed his midfielder, nevertheless, to return good once more this season.
“He missed quite a lot of the pre-season due to his sickness, so he’s not had internationals or the pleasant in opposition to Villa,” mentioned Solskjaer.
“So in fact the 2 60, 65 minutes he’s had will assist him alongside and he’ll simply get higher and higher.”