Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho is considering going back to a two-man midfield for Manchester United’s crunch home match with Liverpool on Saturday, but much will depend on the fitness of Paul Pogba, who has picked up a knock in training.

While sources are hopeful the French star will start, United will assess his situation overnight.

If he is fit, Mourinho is considering returning to a two-man midfield as he attempts to figure out how to play against Liverpool’s free-scoring attack.

Pogba will be deployed alongside Nemanja Matic, with Scott McTominay back on the bench, as Juan Mata returns to the side in a high-based position in order to help keep hold of possession.

Ashley Young will start at left-back, with Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling in central defence.

Marouane Fellaini is expected to return to the bench.

Source: Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

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