A virus has ripped through the Manchester United squad, forcing manager Louis Van Gaal to rethink his line up as they look to secure a top four spot in order to make a return to the Champions League next term.
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Key midfielder Michael Carrick is missing, and could even be forced to sit out for the remainder of the season, while Luke Shaw will be missing, too.
United have lost their last three games on the bounce – a run that has come at the worst possible time.
GK: David de Gea
The Spaniard’s position was never in doubt.
RB: Antonio Valencia
Valencia has created a new niche for himself on the right side of defence, though he will be expected to get forward against the Eagles.
CB: Chris Smalling
One of United’s key men not suffering with a virus.
CB: Phil Jones
The England international should be fit enough to return after an ankle problem to partner Smalling.
LB: Daley Blind
Despite Carrick’s injury, the Dutchman will carry on at left-back.