Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Key Issues for Reds Analysis Ciaran Kelly

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Key Issues for Reds Analysis Ciaran Kelly

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TIME TO GIVE ZLATAN A REST AS self-assured as he is, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is clearly feeling the heat - throttling Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer after the Dane prevented him taking a quick throw on Thursday.

Without a Premier League goal since September 10, Ibrahimovic has failed to score from his last 42 shots and looks laboured up top in a predictable United attack.

The 35-year-old has been rested just once this season and although the Swede won't be on international duty next week, it may be time to give Marcus Rashford the chance to stretch a sluggish Swansea defence.

NO POGBA, NO PROBLEM? PAUL Pogba, who may miss his first game for United since his world-record move, has personified the Reds' struggles in midfield.

United have been lethargic all over the park - covering the least amount of ground in the league this season - but Pogba has often been guilty of admiring one crossfield pass too many. …

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