Manchester United host Norwich this weekend, with Louis van Gaal hoping to get his side back on the right track following a string of poor performances and results. Ahead of that game, we’ve been given some early team news, and it comes as quite a surprise.
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Manchester United are a side who have been dealt plenty of injuries over the last season or so, with Louis van Gaal’s men losing several key figures. One player who has been out of action for an awfully long time is Nick Powell, but he is slowly making his comeback.
Manchester United take on Wolfsburg tomorrow, in a make or break Champions League clash in which a loss could see us dumped out of the competition. Louis van Gaal has named his nineteen man squad for the journey, and it contains a surprise or two.
Manchester United Football Club are a team known to promote youngsters and big on giving teenagers a chance, and that has certainly come to the fore over the last few weeks – but predominantly due to a whole host of injuries affecting the first-team squad.
Manchester United’s U21 side play their first game in over a month tonight, as they take on Norwich away. One man who has been sidelined for quite some time is expected to make his return – with Nick Powell in line for his first minutes of football since suffering another long-term injury.
Manchester united made the move for Nick Powell way back in 2012 now, with the attacking midfielder making an instant impact by scoring on his debut. Since then he has been hit by injury-after-injury and struggled to keep himself fit and involved whatsoever.
Manchester United’s Nick Powell has turned into somewhat of the forgotten man at Old Trafford over the last couple of years, after a series of serious injuries have kept him sidelined for the best part of the last two campaigns for Louis van Gaal’s side.
Manchester United have certainly bolstered their squad in key areas this summer, one of those positions is the midfield spot with has been drastically strengthen by the additions of Morgan Schneiderlin and Bastian Schweinsteiger – both of which have been superb.
Manchester United have completed a lot of outgoing transfer business in this window, mainly loan moves for the younger players who need that valuable experience. Next in line for a loan move away from the club is Nick Powell, after his season-long deal to Leicester was cut short.
Big things were expected of Manchester United’s Nick Powell after a truly superb debut season at the club back in 2012-13. The now 20-year old cost £4million from Crewe Alexandra after he almost single-handedly guided them to promotion from League Two.