Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has just appointed his team to face Leicester City and some eyebrows have been raised.
Wales star Daniel James has maintained his place in the starting lineup to face the Foxes after impressing in a 6-2 win over Leeds United last weekend.
James scored fifth in that game, and although he was left out of the EFL Cup quarterfinal victory over Everton midweek, his efforts against Marcelo Bielsa’s men meant his place in the starting XI against Leicester was deserved.
The United fans as a whole agreed on his inclusion, but the way the team will line up is causing much consternation among the fans, as according to MUTV, James will play as a right back against Brendan Rodgers. ‘ side.
I honestly don’t know what Ole is trying to do … Someone tell me what Daniel James is doing there.
– Dan ⚡ (@ Goatbruno18) December 26, 2020
The 23-year-old feels more at home on the left side of an attacking three, but that spot has gone to Anthony Martial in a re-jigged Solskjaer formation.
James hopes this is the start of a series of games on the side of the former Cardiff City boss, who has preferred Mason Greenwood or Edinson Cavani over the former Swansea City man in recent weeks.