United fans react with anger on Twitter to Kagawa omission - Moyes again!

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Manchester United playmaker overlooked in the starting line-up against Bayern Munich.

Manchester United face Bayern Munich at Old Trafford in a Champions League quarter-final with a rare edge, the Germans are favourites.

United named their starting line-up for the clash over an hour ahead of the clash, with the team as: De Gea, Jones, Vidic, Rio, Buttner, Carrick, Fellaini, Giggs, Valencia, Welbeck, Rooney.

It means a huge test for full-backs Phil Jones and Alexander Buttner up against Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, but this was a fate United fans expected. What was perhaps inevitable but more frustrating was Shinji Kagawa's omission.

Kagawa has frequently found himself benched this season, but with Juan Mata cup-tied, manager David Moyes gave fans a hint in his pre-game press conference that the Japanese international's time was about to come.

"It’s something we’ll seriously consider. Shinji is a really important player to us. We like him a lot and he gives us something different. He’s certainly in our thoughts for tomorrow night’s game."

Clearly after much deliberation, the United manager decided not to pick the playmaker, leaving him on the bench.

This was not a decision which has gone down well with United fans, perhaps particularly in light of the fact the star has a played four, won four, record against Bayern from his Dortmund days.

Here is how supporters reacted on Twitter:

 

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