Man Utd’s best XI with new formation after Luke Shaw injury.
The Luke Shaw injury leaves Manchester United in a difficult situation – the team have no other truly natural left-back, and may have to adopt a new system altogether to cope with the absence of the England international for the next six months or more.
Read on to see our view on United’s best XI to cope without Shaw for the rest of the season…
GK: David de Gea
Number one again after missing out on his move to Real Madrid, David de Gea keeps his place in goal ahead of Sergio Romero.
DC: Phil Jones
Brought back into the starting line up as part of a back three, Phil Jones takes a place on the right-hand side and should adapt well to the role.
DC: Chris Smalling
After a fine run of form, there’s certainly a key role for Chris Smalling in this United XI, putting him as the most central of the three defenders.
DC: Daley Blind
In fine form adapting to a new role at centre-back, Daley Blind shouldn’t be moved back to left-back for the moment, and could shine in a back three.
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