Louis van Gaal shakes up Manchester United team to face Sheffield United 5 years ago

Louis van Gaal shakes up Manchester United team to face Sheffield United

Two littles, one large and one German who still has much to prove.

Louis van Gaal has given midfield starts to Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini for Manchester United's FA Cup third round tie with Sheffield United at Old Trafford [kick-off %;30pm].

Cameron Borthwick Jackson gets the nod at right back with Matteo Darmian on the other side. Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial continue up front.

Van Gaal has placed striker Will Keane, recalled from Preston, on the bench along with the likes of the returning Jesse Lingard and Memphis Depay.

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There is no sign of Adnan Januzaj, who is fresh back from a six-month stay at Borussia Dortmund.

MUFC subs: Romero, McNair, Varela, Lingard, Pereira, Memphis, Keane.

United may wish they had some mercurial magic to break down the Blades defence, as Eric Cantona spectacularly did in their 1995 FA Cup encounter: