United fans here in the Tavern are looking for their side to pick things up as the lapse of the international break comes to a close.
The Red Devils headed into the break in despair, after a 1-0 sucker punch at the hands of Chelsea, which saw Jose Mourinho field his side with a negative outlook. Having slipped up over the month of October, United will be looking to improve on things, as a lapse in form has seen them lose sight of leaders Manchester City.
Attention will now be turned to their upcoming game at Old Trafford, where they welcome a team who have also discovered scuppered form in Newcastle United. The Toon and Red Devils battles have always been a spectacle, with fierce competition in the past during the Shearer vs Keane days.
Having been heavily criticized due to his choice of tactics and decision making, by fans and pundits for the course of the season so far, it is yet to be seen as to whether he will adopt a new way of life for United.
The international break has spelled the departure of the majority of players going off to their respective nations, meaning that Mourinho and his coaching staff were able to keep a close eye on the progress and performance of certain players.
So for a United team that is far from perfect, here are TWO players that could face the sanctions of a drop to the bench…