It’s fair to say Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have bigger fish to fry than Southampton in terms of matches remaining in the Red Devils’ season.
The Old Trafford outfit are looking ahead to the Europa League final in what would ensure Champions League football for the club next season should they lift their third trophy of the season. The second of which was lifted after they beat Wednesday’s opponents, Southampton, 3-2 at Wembley in February to secure the EFL Cup. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the hero in that game but an ACL tear means that Mourinho will have to find another hero for this one.
That hero probably won’t be a United regular either with the United boss more than likely to play an experimental XI against the Saints in order to rest his players for the Europa League final. Of course, this means a new hero could be born at St Mary’s on Wednesday but also leaves the Red Devils vulnerable to a third defeat in a row and no win in their last five Premier League games.
The potential XI that Mourinho has really sparked debate among the United fans in the Tavern and our landlord really has put some thought into what XI could take the field for the Red Devils in this one.
Here is the XI he has come up with…