by Richard Laverty

Manchester United face the first of seven huge games coming up over the course of March and April as Louis van Gaal looks to hang on to hopes of a top four finish and a domestic trophy.

The first of that run comes against a major top four rival in Arsenal on Monday night, in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

United are going into the game off the back of two wins and two clean sheets in the league with Van Gaal now appearing to favour a 4-3-3 system with two wingers, something which supporters have only seen on a handful occasions this season.

With Ashley Young in good form, he deserves a starting spot whilst Adnan Januzaj has been livelier on the wing than Angel Di Maria, who needs to return to the midfield spot where he impressed with Real Madrid.

Whilst it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Di Maria on the wing with either Marouane Fellaini or Michael Carrick playing a more defensive midfield role to help Daley Blind, supporters would appreciate an attacking line-up with a spot at Wembley at stake.

Fans will also be hoping Luke Shaw is fit to return so Marcos Rojo can return to the centre of defence where he has continued to improve and impress during his first season at the club. At the other end of the field, supporters would love to see Radamel Falcao make himself a hero during this important run, but Wayne Rooney should keep his spot as the sole striker against a team he regularly fires against.


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