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Five Players Solskjaer Should Bench For Aston Villa Clash After Their Poor Outing in the EFL CUP

Manchester United's starting lineup will be completely changed for Saturday's Premier League match against Aston Villa. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is likely to make changes following Wednesday's Carabao Cup loss, with five offensive players in particular at risk of being dropped.

United suffered a demoralizing 1-0 defeat to West Ham on Wednesday, thus ending their chances of reaching the Carabao Cup's knockout rounds at Old Trafford.

Solskjaer's team fell early to Manuel Lanzini and were unable to react during the 90-minute half, despite having 27 efforts in total but only six on target and failing to equalize.

Following their encounter in the Premier League just four days earlier, both clubs made a slew of changes for the match, with Hammers attacker Jarrod Bowen the only player to start both matches on either side.

However, the Norwegian gaffer will now considering making eleven changes for the weekend's game against Dean Smith's Villa.

Donny Van De Beek

Wednesday's game was also Van de Beek's second start of the campaign, as he also started the UEFA Champions League defeat to Swiss side, Young Boys.

However, the Netherlands international put in a poor performance and was criticised for his involvement in West Ham's goal.

Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial

After their poor performances, Mata and Lingard should both return to the bench against Aston Villa , while Martial's opportunities at Old Trafford are rapidly dwindling.

Tottenham Hotspur are among the teams interested in signing the Frenchman in January. And Dion Dublin, a BBC Sport commentator, was unimpressed with Martial's performance against the Hammers.

Jadon Sancho

It was yet another poor performance from summer addition Jadon Sancho, who has failed to make an impact at United and is expected to return to the bench when Villa visit Old Trafford on Saturday.

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