Fans react to Manchester United’s starting line-up against Atalanta as Paul Pogba loses – .

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Fans react to Manchester United’s starting line-up against Atalanta as Paul Pogba loses – .


Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named his starting XI for Manchester United’s UEFA Champions League fight against Atalanta at Old Trafford tonight, making big selection calls.
United, who won their last Champions League outing, beating Villarreal 2-1 in dramatic fashion last month, will look to get back on their way to victory tonight after Saturday’s 4-2 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium .

United boss Solskjaer, who is under heavy pressure from supporters to deliver a positive result tonight, has opted to make three changes to the side beaten by the Foxes.

Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford and Fred have entered the squad, meaning Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic and Jadon Sancho have dropped out of the starting lineup.

Solskjaer has come under heavy criticism in recent weeks for his selection picks but he will be hoping his attacking approach tonight will pay off and reward United with their second victory of their group stage campaign.

Unsurprisingly, it was Solskjaer’s decision to leave Pogba out of the camp that attracted the most attention from United fans immediately after his starting lineup was confirmed.

Below, MEN Sports took a close look at what some United supporters had to say on social media in response to the decision.

As you can see from the posts posted above, Solskjaer’s decision to leave Pogba aside and bring McTominay and Fred back into the equation has not been well received by some fans, with one suggesting that the Rashford’s inclusion on the left could spell the end of the Frenchman’s time at the club.

United starting line-up: De Géa ; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw ; Fred, McTominay; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Ronaldo.

Alternates: Henderson, Bailly, Dalot, Telles, Pogba, Mata, Lingard, Matic, van de Beek, Cavani, Sancho, Elanga.

Tonight’s contest at Old Trafford kicks off at 8 p.m. and you can follow all the action live on our blog of the day, which you can access by clicking here.

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