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

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.