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4-2-3-1 Formation: Should Manchester United manager play this starting line-up, Southampton will be crushed



Jose Mourinho

Manchester United fans will be looking forward to a repeat of last season’s English League Cup final match this weekend, against Southampton.

Manchester United are in good shape going into this matchday the English Premier League having dropped only two points and conceding twice against Stoke City.

They will be hoping to continue this brilliant run and keep the early pressure on rivals Manchester City, as the two teams are seemingly going head-to-head in the race for the Premier League crown this season.

Continuing their third four-goal haul against Everton last weekend, the Saints know they have a lot of work on their hands if the want to take anything away from this fixture.

A one-goal win over Crystal Palace last week was only their second win this League season.

Most United fans widely believe that even without the midfield maestro Paul Pogba in the team, this Jose Mourinho side have enough quality in depth to replace the France international star with a ready-made midfielder.

Indeed, fans can’t see a Southampton team struggling for goals this new Premier League season providing a challenge for the supper hot Red Devils.

Considering that, here’s a look at how they Jose Mourinho should set up his squad!

David De Gea; Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly, Jones, Ashley Young; Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic; Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial; Romelu Lukaku.