Midtjylland vs Manchester United team news: Memphis Depay starts as Louis van Gaal makes four changes

The Dutchman's side will be without captain Wayne Rooney, who was ruled out with a knee injury yesterday

Click to follow
The Independent Football

Louis van Gaal makes four changes to the Manchester United side which succumbed to defeat against Sunderland.

Wayne Rooney, who did not travel with the squad for tonight’s Europa League tie with FC Midtjylland after picking up a knee injury, is replaced by Memphis Depay.

Anthony Martial, who scored his side’s only goal in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat, starts up front.

Matteo Darmian, who suffered a dislocated shoulder at the Stadium of Light, is replaced by youngster Donald Love at right-back.

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson also drops out of the starting line-up with Paddy McNair his replacement.

Ander Herrera is preferred to Morgan Schneiderlin at the base of midfield. The France international is the most experienced name on the substitutes bench, which features youngsters Regan Poole, James Weir and Joe Riley.


FC Midtylland: Andersen; Rømer, Kian, Bodurov, Novak; Kadlec, Sparv, Olsson, Hassan, Sisto; Pusic

Substitues: To follow...

Manchester United: De Gea; Love, Smalling, McNair, Blind; Herrera, Carrick; Lingard, Mata, Memphis, Martial

Substitutes: Romero, Poole, Riley, Pereira, Schneiderlin, Weir, Keane