MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson named a very strong side for tonight’s English Premier League clash with Southampton at Old Trafford.
Manchester United can go seven points clear at the top of the league table standings and boss has sent out a strong team and warned them to get the job done.
Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck make up a dazzling attacking line, while Anderson, Michael Carrick and Shinji Kagawa also start.
Rio Ferdinand is on the bench with Christ Smalling, Phil Jones and Nemanja Vidic amongst the starters again. David de Gea continues in goal.
Manchester United vs Southampton
Manchester United: De Gea, Jones, Smalling, Vidic, Evra, Welbeck, Carrick, Anderson, Kagawa, Rooney, van Persie.
Subs: Lindegaard, Da Silva, Ferdinand, Valencia, Nani, Cleverley, Buttner.
Southampton: Boruc, Clyne, Yoshida, Hooiveld, Fox, Schneiderlin, Cork, Puncheon, Rodriguez, Ramirez, Lambert.
Subs: Kelvin Davis, Steven Davis, Lee, Lallana, Richardson, Shaw, Chaplow.
Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)