Shrewsbury vs Manchester United team news: Louis van Gaal makes three changes but no David De Gea

David De Gea and Wayne Rooney still out

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has made three changes to the team beaten by FC Midtyjlland, naming a strong team to face League One Shrewsbury Town.

David De Gea and Wayne Rooney are among a number of players currently sidelined, but the Dutchman has picked arguably his strongest available team as the club chase a first trophy since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.

Three changes have been made to the team that lost in Denmark, with Guillermo Varela coming in for Donald Love and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson in for Paddy McNair in defence.

Morgan Schneiderlin comes in for Michael Carrick in midfield, while Chris Smalling will captain the team.


Shrewsbury Town: Leutwiler, Whitbread, Grandison, Black, Whalley, Brown, Grimmer, Ogogo, Mangan, Knight-Percival, Akpro.

Subs: Halstead, Sadler, Vernon, Clark, Cole, Smith, Grandin.

Manchester United: Romero, Varela, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Schneiderlin, Herrera, Memphis, Mata, Lingard, Martial.

Subs: Henderson, McNair, Poole, Carrick, Pereira, Riley, Keane.