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Matic - Pogba Pairing: How United Can Set Up A Formidable Midfield Trio

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side has had a mixed start to the season.

The imbalance in the middle of the pitch has been given the defensive line some tough tasks to do.

United have conceded in all their games so far this campaign except against Wolves.

United have used seven different partnerships in midfield across the opening ten games of the current season, further adding to their form not being consistent in recent weeks.

United fans have been calling for the club to sign an elite defensive midfielder to give balance to the team.

But, with that move not happening soon, here is the formation United can use that can give balance to the team.

4-3-3 formation with the midfield pairing of Matic and Pogba

United has been desiring to switch to a 4-3-3 formation, but the bottom line is that they lack the defensive specialist to make it work regularly and as such will need to persist with their current McFred pairing.

United faces some big games after the international break, and it would be wise to continue with the McFred partnership due to their impressive record against the top sides, but it would be nice to see Nemanja Matic come into the role in games where United needs to counter.

Towards the end of the 2019-20 season, United went on an unbeaten run using the 4-3-3 formation.

The midfield trio of Matic, Pogba, and Bruno.

Matic deployed deep with Pogba, and Fernandes for support, with a frontline of Rashford, Greenwood, and Martial.

This approach would surely work again.

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