Fans are actually worried that the Manchester United team to play Saint-Etienne is too strong 4 years ago

Fans are actually worried that the Manchester United team to play Saint-Etienne is too strong

Team selection is so often a thankless task.

Somebody somewhere is going to find an issue with the XI you pick for any given game and there was no exception to that rule on Wednesday when Jose Mourinho named a rather strong starting line-up for Manchester United's Europa League Round of 32 second leg tie at Saint-Etienne.

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United are 3-0 up from the home leg, when a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick put one of United's feet in the Round of 16 draw.

And with the Red Devils having the Capital One Cup final against Southampton to look forward to on Sunday, more than a handful of supporters were questioning the decision to play some first-team regulars.

Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Michael Carrick, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata and last week's hat-trick hero are just some names who you'd expect to see taking to the Wembley pitch this weekend yet all start tonight in France, prompting supporters to complain because, well, that's what supporters do.

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