Considering three players who will be key for Manchester United against West Bromwich Albion.
Manchester United take on West Bromwich Albion on Saturday with Louis van Gaal’s side looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League after back-to-back 0-0 draws with Manchester City and Crystal Palace.
United scored their first goal in quite some time on Tuesday when Wayne Rooney netted against CSKA Moscow in the Champions League, but there is still plenty of work to do as they bid to improve their current position of fourth in the Premier League table.
Here we take a look at three players who must start for United this weekend:
French international Morgan Schneiderlin was not involved for United against CSKA due to illness, but provided he has fully recovered he must start against West Brom.
The Baggies will be up for this match and former United midfielder Darren Fletcher will know what it takes to get the better of his ex-teammates, so Schneiderlin’s pace and ability to break up play will be vital.
Jesse Lingard was a somewhat surprising selection for United in their recent double-header against CSKA, but the winger proved at Old Trafford that he has the pace to ignite many an attack and his assist for Rooney’s goal was exquisite.
Lingard deserves to maintain his place and if he continues to use his pace effectively he could make the difference again.
Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera was a substitute on Wednesday but he has the ability and the eye for a pass to break down a resolute West Brom defence marshalled by former United centre-back Jonny Evans.
Herrera should play because United have few others like him in their squad right now.