Arsenal legend: Manchester United should play this XI

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Ex-Arsenal defender Martin Keown has picked the XI that he thinks David Moyes should play at Manchester United, reports The Daily Mail

Manchester United have had a nightmare season and the Red Devils boss has consistently made a number of changes to his side over the course of the campaign.

United look set to miss out on Champions League qualification this season as they currently sit in seventh place in the Premier League, and Keown now thinks Moyes must play a consistent side on a regular basis. 

David de Gea, unsurprisingly, gets the nod in goal, with a back four of Antonio Valencia, Nemanja Vidic, Chris Smalling and Patrice Evra. The biggest surprise in the back four is that Valencia, despite primarily being a right-winger, has slotted in ahead of Rafael da Silva at right-back.

Keown believes the British duo of Michael Carrick and Darren Fletcher should operate in the central-midfield role for Manchester United. 

The ex-Arsenal centre-back believes Adnan Januzaj, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata should play in an attacking three just behind lone striker Robin van Persie. The quartet are yet to start with each other, but could certainly be dangerous in attack.

Keown's Manchester United XI

GK: David de Gea
RB: Antonio Valencia
CB: Nemanja Vidic
CB: Chris Smalling
LB: Patrice Evra
CM: Michael Carrick
CM: Darren Fletcher
ARM: Adnan Januzaj
AM: Wayne Rooney
ALM: Juan Mata
S: Robin van Persie 

What do you think of Keown's XI? Which Manchester United XI do you think Moyes should play? 

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