The 20-year-old though, who looks set to travel to the World Cup with England, has started just three Premier League games since Sanchez signed in January. Simply, Manchester United can not sit around and be satisfied with staying in second place.
So it left us with Noble and Pogba’s coming together as the most exciting part of the night.
Paul Merson has suggested that Manchester United’s players are “petrified” of manager Jose Mourinho and will not be upset to leave Old Trafford in the summer.
“The amusing thing is I’m one of Paul’s biggest fans”, he said.
Rashford is expected to start for United in their final Premier League game of the season against Watford on Sunday with Jose Mourinho likely to rotate with an eye on the FA Cup final the following week. United avoided defeat, which is unusual as the team have drawn one and lost four of their last five May away games.
He was back on the bench for a midweek trip to West Ham, with Mourinho waiting until the 74th minute to introduce him, and Sheringham believes the England global needs to be giving serious consideration to his future ahead of the summer transfer window. Manchester City have been exhilarating and impeccable throughout the season and no wonder that Manchester United stayed behind them. So it’s just an emotional moment.
Meanwhile, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford will start after the pair were both on the bench against the Hammers, having started last week’s match at Brighton.
“I was very far from it but when I saw the reaction of the players, I think that was nothing extraordinary”.
A late flashpoint was the main talking point of a forgettable evening as Mark Noble and Paul Pogba clashed following a trip from the Manchester United man. “I think that is the next step we will see”.
The second half was bad, a 69th-minute Pogba shot from near the halfway line that went well wide summing up the aimless, pointless nature of the encounter.
Former United boss David Moyes was pleased with West Ham’s display, even though they achieved their primary objective by securing Premier League survival last weekend.