Supporters of Manchester United have taken to social media in their droves this evening to heap praise on surprise hero Ashley Young following his first-half showing versus Watford.


Jose Mourinho’s side travelled to Vicarage Road for a (seemingly) tough clash with the in-form Hornets this evening, with the trio of Marcos Rojo, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic once again included in their squad following lengthy injury layoffs.

The Red Devils came into proceedings on the back of a surprisingly hard-fought victory over Chris Hughton’s Brighton at the weekend, earning two wins and two draws from their last four fixtures across all competitions.

Watford, meanwhile, put a shaky run of form behind them with impressive wins over both West Ham and Newcastle over the last two weeks, with Marco Silva’s side sitting in 8th-place in the Premier League table.


The starting lineups of both clubs saw Marcos Rojo restored to United’s XI in a 3-man backline, having been rested at the weekend following his excellent performance versus Basel in the Champions League last week.

Paul Pogba also shook off a knock to start, with Jesse Lingard replacing Marcus Rashford in Jose Mourinho’s lineup.

Marco Silva, meanwhile, makes just 1 change from his side’s 3-0 victory over Newcastle on Saturday, with Sebastian…

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