Manchester United vs West Ham United – Predicted starting XI

PeoplesPerson

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.
Team
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...

Read the rest of this post (external)