Ole Gunnar Solskjaer names David De Gea as captain
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made three modifications from the group who beat Cardiff 5-1 on Saturday for his first sport again at Previous Trafford.
Solskjaer, who received the treble with United in 1999, rested Ashley Younger with Diogo Dalot coming into the beginning XI together with Fred and Juan Mata.
Man Utd: De Gea, Dalot, Lindelof, Jones, Shaw, Fred, Matic, Mata, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford.
Subs: Bailly, Andreas Pereira, Younger, Ander Herrera, Romero, Fellaini, Gomes.
Huddersfield: Lossl, Hadergjonaj, Jorgensen, Schindler, Kongolo, Durm, Kachunga, Pritchard, Billing, Mbenza, Depoitre.
Subs: Hogg, Bacuna, Hamer, Lowe, Quaner, Mounie, Stankovic.
Referee: Jonathan Moss (County Durham)
Objective hero Anthony Martial suffered a knock in that win and was not named within the squad whereas Brazilian Fred is available in for Ander Herrera, who was named on the bench after scoring in Saturday’s win over Cardiff. With Younger on the bench, goalkeeper De Gea was handed the armband forward of Paul Pogba who skippered the aspect earlier within the season.
Solskjaer was welcomed by the ‘20LEGEND’ banner that had been put again up at Previous Trafford. And he needs to repay the followers for his or her help by offering them extra Christmas cheer.
“I ought to begin by underlining how excited I’m to be again at Manchester United,” wrote Solskjaer in his first supervisor’s programme notes in United Evaluation .
“I really feel like I’ve come house. From the second I discovered that I used to be doing this position, right now is the day that I actually couldn’t anticipate.
“To stroll out at Previous Trafford means a lot to me and I need to thanks all for making me really feel so welcome.
“Strolling into the coaching floor on that first day final week was fairly one thing, to see all of the workers, a lot of whom I knew and some new faces too – it was one thing particular.
“After right now’s sport in opposition to Huddersfield City, we will likely be midway via the Premier League season and I’m underneath no illusions as to the size of the job forward.
All of us have numerous work to do with a view to get this membership again in direction of the place it needs to be.
“Not solely do we’ve got to impress our outcomes, we’ve got to remind folks what Manchester United is all about. Now we have to indicate all people who we actually are.
“It is a membership constructed on leisure and pleasure, on giving younger gamers the chance to precise themselves. These gamers have proven that they’ve the never-say-die spirit that United has at all times had.
“There may be numerous expertise in our squad and it is a huge alternative for these gamers to display that and present all people why they play for this nice membership. I would like Previous Trafford to see that right now.”