Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester United but there is a surprise exclusion 5 years ago

Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester United but there is a surprise exclusion

Louis van Gaal is chasing goals, and points. As many as he can get.

The Manchester United boss has recalled Wayne Rooney to his starting line-up and is pleased to have the likes of Phil Jones and Chris Smalling back in his defence.

The Dutchman's selection is definitely attacking, with Memphis, Juan Mara, Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini all starting.

Ashley Young will, most likely, play right back with Daley Blind on the other flank.

Morgan Schneiderlin would have expected to start this game while Ander Herrera, just back from injury, is also on the bench.

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As for Norwich, who drew 1-1 with Everton last weekend, Wes Hoolahan and Robbie Brady both start.