Manchester United fans have been begging manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to start youngster James Garner in the clash against Sheffield United.
The demand comes after it was revealed by the Norwegian that Scott McTominay and Paul Pogba will be out of the game against the Blades on Sunday (via Man Utd).
Nemanja Matic, himself, is only just returning from an injury lay-off, however, has been confirmed fit for the game against Chris Wilder’s men.
His performances have been slated by the Old Trafford faithful, who blasted him following the pre-season fixture against AC Milan this year (via The Peoples person).
Meanwhile, Garner has been in superb form for the under-23s, having scored five goals in five Premier League 2 games for the young side (via Transfermarkt).
After McTominay and Pogba were ruled out of Sunday, fans took to Twitter to demand that Garner features instead of Matic.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Old Trafford faithful:
Give Garner a start. Don’t let Matic anywhere near our starting XI
— (@ShameIessFC) November 22, 2019
— AKSHAY P I 🇾🇪 (@akshaypi524) November 22, 2019
My heart says Garner will finally get his PL start in McTominay’s absence, but my head tells me it’ll probably be Fred & Pereira…
Hope I’m wrong #mufc
— Busby (@SirMBusby) November 21, 2019
This is why my preference for Sheff Utd is to play 3-4-3. The 3 CBs offer protection against the counter, & the insurance for an inexperienced Garner potentially starting in place of injured McTominay. Energetic #MUFC WBs can still make it a front 5, with Rash, Martial, & James. https://t.co/OQlZhfRvym
— Tim Long 🎙 (@timlongsports) November 21, 2019
I would rather play Garner instead of Matic. Garner and Fred, plus Perreira in front of them.
— Red Devil (@Ned_Bad) November 21, 2019
Garner ahead of Matić on Sunday
— s (@utdsm_) November 22, 2019
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