Manchester United fans Tweet disappointment at Shinji Kagawa snub

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Manchester United lost 1-0 to Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-final today.

Rafa Benitez had a perfect day, he got his handshake from Sir Alex Ferguson and he even got one over on his old rival, and will now lead Chelsea to Wembley.

Demba Ba scored a superb goal from a Juan Mata pass, with Javier Hernandez going close from a header. Substitute Robin van Persie came off the bench and wasted a good chance, which his manager admitted he 'should have scored'.

Ashley Young and Ryan Giggs were the other attacking options brought off the bench, meaning £17 million signing Shinji Kagawa was left twiddling his thumbs on the bench once again.

When he hit his superb hat-trick against Norwich last month, it was expected he could have crucial role to play as the season came to a close - but just like the game at Old Trafford against Real Madrid the Japanese ace found himself overlooked.

He did play 79 minutes against Sunderland two days earlier, but he would surely have wanted to be involved in such a big fixture, at least to come off the bench to try to turn the tie in United's favour.

In the wake of defeat, United fans have been taking to Twitter to complain at one of their big summer signings being snubbed in an important game.

Should Kagawa have played some sort of role today?

image: © Marcel Sigg

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