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Pick your Manchester Utd team to face Arsenal tonight

Arsenal/Man Utd, UCL Semi-Final 2nd leg, 7.45pm, ITV1

The Spoiler’s Pick

Manchester Utd team to face Arsenal tonight

As long as Rio remains fit, tonight’s Utd defence pretty much picks itself, while Anderson and Fletcher earn a place on the strength of their performances in the first leg.

The Spoiler’s controversial picks come up front: Rooney is on a yellow and played the whole game against Middlesbrough, so we feel he may start on the bench. Carlos Tevez, of course, is also on a yellow, but he is less likely to go batshit crazy, and arguably, less of a blow to lose for the final. We put the Argentinean ahead of Dimitar Stropotov because he is more able to defend from the front – chase down lost causes, feed off scraps etc. Park makes the cut so he can double-up (DOUBLE TEAM! OH YEAAAH!) on Theo Walcott and Evra.

The team can switch shape to 4-4-2 with Ronaldo up front and Fletcher moving out to the right if needed.

With this food for thought in mind, let us know your selection ideas below…


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