By Dominic Toner
Ian Wright believes Manchester United have found a good formula with Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba.
Manager Jose Mourinho used the trio in midfield against Arsenal on Saturday and appears to have solved a recent problem.
United recorded a 1-1 draw against the Gunners after dominating large spells of the game, but Olivier Giroud snatched a point late on with a headed goal.
French international Pogba became the world’s most expensive player in the summer following his £89million move to Old Trafford, but has made a slow start since re-joining United.
Experienced campaigner Carrick has returned to the side after calls for his inclusion and Herrera is impressing with his combative approach.
Wright feels that United have now found a system which can bring the best out of their midfield.
“Everybody is calling for Carrick to be playing and with Herrera and Pogba they have kind of found something now in the quality of all three of them,” Wright said on BBC’s Match of the Day programme.
United have made a disappointing start this season despite much expectation and are currently eight points adrift of league leaders Liverpool.
The draw against Arsenal was the first time Mourinho started Pogba, Carrick and Herrera, which certainly helped his side boss the game.
Pogba has scored just four goals in his 16 appearances for the Red Devils and will be keen to replicate the form he showed at Italian champions Juventus.
Carrick, 35, is regarded as the best passer of a footballer at United and has shown he can dictate games in his his seven appears this season, but will now want an extended run in the team.
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