Manchester United vs West Ham United – Predicted starting XI


Sandwiched in between two tough Premier League encounters against Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur is Manchester United’s FA Cup replay with West Ham. At Old Trafford, even against a team with terrible away form, Manchester United must not be complacent. However, there is certain to be widespread rotation for the tie.
David de Gea - Despite having played every game since the before the Christmas period, de Gea will probably start on Wednesday with the absence of Anders Lindegaard.
Rafael - The young Brazilian shows little need to rest and with limited defensive options for this replay will likely start again at right-back.
Chris Smalling - Smalling is a certainty to start as he did in the initial tie. If deployed in his preferred centre-back position, expect a more assured perfor...

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