(Sporting Alert) — Sir Alex Ferguson has once again decided to start with Michael Carrick in his back line as Manchester United take on Galatasaray in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
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Carrick has failed to make an impact at the central defensive position every time he’s played out of position in that area, but Ferguson is still opting to play the England midfielder there, despite picking Scott Wootton in the team.
Also starting in the backline is Phil Jones, who returns from injury.
Meanwhile, 28. Alexander Buttner, Anderson, Tom Cleverley, Nick Powell and Darren Fletcher all start tonight, with Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez leading the attacking line with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie left home in Manchester.
Former Also player Emmanuel Eboue and Johan Elmander, another former Premier League player start for Galatasaray in the Group H clash.
Galatasaray vs. Manchester United Teams
Galatasaray: Muslera, Eboue, Kaya, Nounkeu, Riera, Altintop, Inan, Felipe Melo, Amrabat, Burak Yilmaz, Elmander
Subs: Ceylan, Cris, Bulut, Birinci, Kurtulus, Baytar, Colak
Manchester United: Lindegaard, Da Silva, Jones, Carrick, Buttner, Anderson, Fletcher, Cleverley, Powell, Welbeck, Hernandez
Subs: Johnstone, Young, Macheda, Wootton, Cole, Vermijl, King
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain)