Football

Manchester United news: Van Gaal set to call up rookie Paddy McNair

Published Add your comment

19-year-old Paddy McNair. He’s not a footballer you’re likely to have heard much about, nor he is a proven talent in the Premier League but that doesn’t look set to stop Louis van Gaal from calling him up to his senior squad for this weekend’s fixture against West Ham, as the Dutchman seeks to get around the current injury crisis plaguing his side. According to the Guardian McNair, who has never featured for the Red Devils first-team, is set to be drafted in following the news that Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are all doubts for the match. With Tyler Blackett suspended for the game Van Gaal has been left short at the back and even if he decides upon a 3-5-2 formation, he will struggle to field a back-line possessive of experienced heads.

Topics:
Football
Manchester United
Premier League

Article Comments

;

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again