Man United fans in the Tavern had become increasingly wary of the liability of Marouane Fellaini having a starting position.
United have endured an impressive start to the season as they start to form their title bid, after a thumping 4-0 win against Crystal Palace prior to the international break it’s got the fans high in spirits as they look to build on this with a tough away fixture at rivals Liverpool.
Fellaini, a man of much controversy, whether it’s flying elbows, aggressive intent or scoring goals this man provides it all.
Indeed, the Belgian has proven rather important to that strong run of form, giving United many more options, so the fact he’ll be out has actually come as a blow.
Liverpool, who suffered a demoralising 1-1 draw away at Newcastle have provided a mixed bag so far this season as they have struggled to gather any momentum as the season progresses.
However, the Reds are formidable at Anfield and United have struggled here in past so it’s not going to be an easy task, as an upset could easily be on the cards.
So with Mourinho having to get his game plan and tactics spot on, will we see him slightly alter the way he portrays the United XI as fans look to see him squeeze Fellaini out of the line-up.
With all of this surrounding Fellaini, here are 3 things Mourinho may implement to deal without his increasingly important talisman…