Gary Neville 'hopes' Blackett, McNair and Wilson all start this weekend

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Gary Neville is hopeful that the young trio get a chance to shine this weekend.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal faces some interesting selection dilemmas this weekend - with injuries mounting and question marks growing over some of his player's performances.

First of all there is the defence. Already ropey enough with Phil Jones and Jonny Evans on the sidelines - Chris Smalling's suspension and Marcos Rojo's dislocated shoulder could not have come at a worse time.

Then there is the form of Robin van Persie. Many are unsure if the Dutchman still has the ability he once did, as age and an injury ravaged career may be catching up with him.

With all of that considered it looks as though young United trio Paddy McNair, Tyler Blackett and James Wilson may start this weekend's fixture against Crystal Palace.

Louis Van Gaal of course has alternatives. He could stick by RvP, move Wayne Rooney or top and Radamel Falcao may very well end up proving his fitness for the game.

Meanwhile Michael Carrick is an option at the heart of the Manchester United defence.

But one man who would like to see all three of the youngsters start is Gary Neville. The Manchester United legend came through the ranks at Old Trafford himself - doing so alongside the likes of Ryan Giggs, David Beckham and Paul Scholes.

And when asked what he thought about the prospect of all three new Manchester United talents starting the game on Twitter - his response was short and sweet...

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