You’ll no doubt have seen the image currently doing the rounds on social media: United ‘injury XI’. With fourteen first-team players currently sidelined with injuries of varying severity and length, there’s a full starting eleven been made out of the casualties – and it’s arguably better than the sides Louis van Gaal has been turning out week by week!

Poor form or not, Manchester United are still one of the biggest clubs in the world – and boast some exceptional talent within their ranks.

Based on both talent and achieving a good balance in the side, here is United’s strongest possible eleven, if we assume that everyone is fully fit…

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