(Sporting Alert) — Ryan Giggs makes his his 950th appearance for Manchester United as he starts in tonight’s Champions League Group A clash at Real Sociedad.
The English Premier League side also recalls playmaker Shinji Kagawa, while Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney lead the attack, as Robin van Persie starts on the bench, alongside Nani, Anderson and Ashley Young.
There is no Michael Carrick and Tom Cleverley is not included in the match day squad so Marouane Fellaini comes into the starting team.
For Sociedad, Antoine Griezmann, who has been linked with Manchester United starts up front with Carlos Vela and defender Inigo Martinez also starting.
Real Sociedad v Manchester United
Real Sociedad: Bravo, Carlos Martinez, Gonzalez, Inigo Martinez, de la Bella, Pardo, Markel Bergara, Zurutuza, Vela, Agirretxe, Griezmann.
Subs: Zubikarai, Elustondo, Seferovic, Xabi Prieto, Ansotegi, Castro, Cadamuro.
Manchester United: De Gea, Smalling, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Fellaini, Giggs, Valencia, Kagawa, Rooney, Hernandez.
Subs: Lindegaard, Buttner, Jones, Anderson, Nani, Young, van Persie.