Paul Scholes names Manchester United’s best starting XI and wants Mason Greenwood in the team

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes on BT Sport
The former United midfielder feels the greatest query mark is in defence (Picture: BT Sport)

believes Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ought to play a really attacking starting XI when Paul Pogba returns, with Mason Greenwood prepared for a run in the aspect.

The Red Devils racked up a complete victory in opposition to Partizan on Thursday evening in the Europa League, with Greenwood opening the scoring earlier than Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford additionally obtained in on the act in a 3-Zero win.

Scholes believes that entrance three – together with winger Daniel James – now picks itself, with the greatest query marks coming in defence.

Paul Scholes' Man Utd starting XI
Scholes wants to see United play with a really attack-minded entrance 4 (Picture: BT Sport)

Asked to call what he believes is United’s best XI, Scholes defined his choice on BT Sport: ‘It’s a 4-4-1-1, as I see it the Manchester United method.



‘I feel the query mark for the again 4 is a companion for Maguire. I feel he wants somebody fast, somebody robust, somebody aggressive subsequent to him.

‘I think when [Axel] Tuanzebe has come into the team this year he’s seemed like he might be it.

‘I still think it’s a query mark, I nonetheless assume they probably want a [new] centre-half subsequent to him. I’m not satisfied by [Marcos] Rojo, I’m not satisfied by [Victor] Lindelof.

‘Tuanzebe, given a run of video games, might be good.

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire
A stable companion for Harry Maguire is prime of the agenda for Scholes (Picture: Getty)

‘I think those four up front excite me. There’s actual tempo.

‘A query mark is in opposition to the No.10 space of the pitch, a participant who can knit the team collectively, the hyperlink between the midfield and ahead gamers.

‘[Juan] Mata was good tonight but in the long run I don’t assume he’s the reply.’

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