Paul Pogba: How Man United could line-up with Frenchman and Bruno Fernandes

Paul Pogba: How Man United could line-up with Frenchman and Bruno Fernandes

- Paul Pogba is set to rejoin Man United squad after several months on the sidelines due to ankle injury

- The Red Devils' boss might be faced with selection issue with Fred enjoying some superb performances before the league went on break

- While winter signing Bruno Fernandes did not waste any time to hit the ground running at Old Trafford

- United will curtain-raise their return to action with a mouthwatering clash against Spurs away from home

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be faced with a squad selection headache in the midfield when Premier League resumes next weekend.

The EPL has been on hold for weeks owing to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus and with normalcy gradually returning, the league is set to make a return as from Wednesday, June 17.

United will battle Tottenham Hotspur away from home on Friday, June 19, in a match that could prove pivotal in the Red Devils' race to finish in the top four.

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But given Brazilian star Fred and Scott McTominay were in perfect shape before the cancellation of the campaign, Solskjaer has to rethink his squad set up with both Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes available for selection.

Man United: How Red Devils could line up with fit Pogba and new boy Bruno Fernandes

Pogba is set return to Man United squad after spending months on the sidelines with an ankle injury. Photo: Getty Images.
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But SunSport reports the United manager has already decided on handing Pogba the No.10 role, flanked by Fernandes and Matic on either side.

Fernandes, a January signing from Sporting Lisbon first appeared to mark the beginning of the end of Pogba’s second spell at Old Trafford.

However, Solskjaer now looks to pair the two midfielders in a new-look team set up.

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Pogba is primed to play at the top of a diamond midfield formation, with Fernandes being used deeper as a No.8 playmaker.

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McTominay has been slated for a holding role in front of the defence alongside Matic, with Fred possibly dropping to the bench. earlier reported that a supercomputer has predicted the final outcome of the Premier League table ahead of the resumption of the 2019/20 campaign.

The EPL has been on suspension since March following the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic that also affected a number of sporting activities.

But with the league set to return this June, preparations among clubs are in top gear as teams look to finish the season on a high.

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