Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford at United


Rashford, Casemiro, Bruno... The great dangers and strengths of the new United

Published:15/02/2023 - 19:03h

Updated:16/02/2023 - 01:26h

With some significant casualties, but with several players in a great moment of form, Manchester United will look to leave the tie open for the second leg when they face Barça at the Estadi this 16/02

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The Manchester United already has all smart to confront this Thursday to the FC Barcelona in the Spotify Camp Nou (18:45 hours). The English will visit the City Condal by the party of gone of the playoffs of the Europe League, in which one of the two 'big' will not be able to advance to the eighth of final of the second more important competition to level of clubs in the European continent.

Although the 'network devils' is not this almost invincible team of the first 15 years of this century, the reality is that they arrive in his best moment of the season, same situation of the Barça. The ones of Have Hag have understood the idea of the Dutch technician to perfection, or at least have been able to go back a solid team in defence and that attacks of form very direct.

The best player of the course for the United has been definitely Marcus Rashford. The forward has returned to his best version, one that almost carried it to be player culé does some 3 years. The time has happened for well for the '10' British that with the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo has seen his leadership increase even more, in spite of no always be the leading centre of the team.

Rashford Accumulates 21 goals this season, 12 of them by Premier and three so many in the Europe League in the four parties that contested in the first phase. The main player, but no the only, that can assist to Marcus to create danger is Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese is being the centre of the football this season for the United, in addition to his captain and main guide afterwards that Maguire lost the titularity.

There are several weaknesses to explode

However, the drops have struck to Have Hag for this eliminatory, as well as it happened him to the Barça with the drops of Dembélé and Busquets, two titularísimos. In Manchester will remain Sabitzer and Lisandro Martínez by sanction, in addition to the lesionados Antony, Martial and McTominay, something that will leave to Bruno without too many options so that they accompany him. Casemiro Yes will be available in spite of his punishment by Premier, whereas Fred will be this only another mediocampista of the that will be able to 'throw' in the Camp Nou.

On line of attack the options yes are much more interesting for the United, with players like Sancho (1 goal in 92') and Garnacho (Goal the past weekend) that in this moment of the season are generating very good feelings in Old Trafford. For the defence, Varane will be the big leader, accompanied possible of Dalot in the right side and Luke Shaw in the left lane, whereas the another central will be between Maguire and Lindelöf.

Official announcement of the Manchester United


Archers: David Of Gea, Tom Heaton, Jack Butland.

Defenders: Victor Lindelöf, Harry Maguire, Tyrell Malacia, Raphaël Varane, Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams.

Mediocampistas: Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Casemiro, Facundo Pellistri, Zidane Iqbal, Kobbie Mainoo.

Forwards: Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Wout Weghorst, Anthony Elanga, Alejandro Garnacho.

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