The Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping for another three points away at Newcastle United today.
After picking up a convincing win against Huddersfield last time out, the Red Devils will be hoping for more of the same today. Even with the Premier League out of sight, the aim is to finish second and have their highest position since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
It will be a huge improvement from the past few years of finishing in and around 5th in the table as Jose Mourinho looks to restore former glories at Old Trafford in the long-term.
However, many of our regulars in the pub yesterday were chatting amongst themselves as to who should be in the starting line come matchday. Mourinho needs to keep up the pressure and momentum to go into next season with a good start, and seeing as the teams behind him are all faltering somewhat, it makes good sense to put some distance between them.
Having said that, our landlord takes a look at TWO players Mourinho shouldn’t be contemplating to start…