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Six Players Manchester United Needs To Stay Competitive For The Rest Of The Season

Manchester United, under the leadership of Erik Ten Hag, are doing fantastically well, as they are currently competitive in all four competitions that they are playing in, and they are also in the top four in the English Premier League. It's been a hectic season for Manchester United due to the number of games that they have played and are going to play before the season runs out. The following players have been doing well, and Manchester United needs them to stay fit until the end of the season in order to maintain the club's competitiveness on the pitch.


David de Gea 


The Spaniard is one of the players who has been consistent for the club this season, and he has made some astonishing saves to help his team maintain their form. Crucial saves against Barcelona are one of the things that are keeping the club in the Europa League. Even though it is clear that the goalkeeper needs to work on his ball distribution, he has helped the club with his shot-stopping abilities. 




The former Real Madrid player whom Erik Ten Hag termed "the cement between the stones" has really been solid at the heart of the Manchester United midfield. His overall performance since he signed for the club has really been impactful. The player has not only carried out his duties as a defensive midfielder well, but he is also contributing to igniting counterattacks. The player has also scored important goals for the club; for example, his goal against Chelsea in their first-leg encounter in the English Premier League was enough to get the club a point. The player was greatly missed when he was red carded against Crystal Palace in the English Premier League, but he has finished serving his suspension and he will be available to start in the club's next game against Newcastle United.


Marcus Rashford 


Marcus Rashford is Manchester United's best player so far this season. The lively winger has been instrumental in helping the team score goals. Manchester United have relied on the winger's ability to put the ball in the back of the net, and he has been doing that consistently, particularly after his return from the World Cup. The player has grown in confidence over the months, and his form was appreciated in the English Premier League as he won the player of the month award for last month.


Lisandro Martinez 


The player who is famously called the "butcher" has been instrumental for Manchester United at the heart of the defense. The aggressive Manchester United defender helps the team build play from the defense with his great passing skills. He also makes timely tackles and interceptions. The Argentine has formed a formidable partnership with former Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane in what looks like the best defensive partnership currently in the English Premier League.


Luke Shaw 


The left back has had to sacrifice his original position as a left back this season to play as a central defender whenever Lisandro Martinez was not available or when he was rested. The player has also improved the team with his ability on the ball. He has assisted on vital goals for the team this season, and his ability to read the game intelligently has also helped the team in difficult moments. He has cemented his place as the first choice in the left back position despite healthy competition from Malacia.


Bruno Fernandes 


The Manchester United midfielder has played almost all of the games that the club has played this season, if not all. He has also been captain for most of the games due to the fact that Maguire has lost his place in the starting lineup to Raphael Varane. Bruno has not only contributed to the squad by scoring goals and assisting his teammates, but his work rate and leadership abilities on the pitch and off the pitch are also worthy of note. The vice captain passes instructions to his teammates and is also vocal with the referees whenever a decision does not favor his team.


There are other players who have been instrumental for Manchester United, such as Fred, Varane, Eriksen, Dalot, and the entire squad, but this write-up is focused on six that are very essential in keeping the team competitive. 


Erik Ten Hag should also be appreciated as he has managed these players efficiently, and he will be hoping they help him win the Carabao Cup final against Newcastle United on Sunday. 

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