Man United fans have reacted with shock to Jose Mourinho’s starting XI for the Champions League knockout clash with Sevilla on Wednesday evening.
The manager decided to leave Paul Pogba out of the XI and fans are shocked, especially after reports of a rift between the two.
The team news was announced on the official Man United Twitter page ahead of the 7.45pm kick-off.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 21, 2018
United fans aren’t happy with Pogba being left on the bench for United’s biggest game of the season, with one saying it’s the sort of decision he’d expect Trump to make.
Lots of fans called for Mourinho to be sacked, with another saying that the bench is stronger than the starting XI.
Here are the best reactions from United fans ahead of the huge game:
— Full Time DEVILS (@FullTimeDEVILS) February 21, 2018
Leaked footage from the locker room pic.twitter.com/9vYB2YX7dj
— Across the Pond (@ATPradio) February 21, 2018
Pogba starts on the bench. pic.twitter.com/63LqJvaBpz
— Ryan. ???? (@Vintage_Utd) February 21, 2018
— Adam ♦️ (@JournaIiste) February 21, 2018
LMAO the bench is stronger than the starting 11
— Kai ???????? (@MagicaIAIexis) February 21, 2018
— MUFC_Source_ (@MUFC_Source_) February 21, 2018
This is the type of selection you’d expect Donald Trump to make not Mourinho wtf is this
— Jack Rowlands (@_jackrowlands) February 21, 2018
We’re so screwed, why you put pogba on the bench. This is our biggest game of the season and putting pogba on the bench is stupid.
— Coop (@MwoahFormulaOne) February 21, 2018
Ffs why is Pogba on the bench.
— Nicole! @ifuseekamy_ 2.0 (@mademetoxic) February 21, 2018
An away goal for United would be hugely valuable and fans will be hoping Mourinho’s men can land one without giving too much away tonight.
The game is live on BT Sport tonight with the second leg set for Old Trafford in a fortnight.