Mourinho’s probable new look 4-2-3-1 lineup against Dortmund- Youth to be blooded


Jose Mourinho is all set to name a number of young players in Manchester United’s next friendly against Dortmund in China. The first friendly against Wigan all but confirmed that Manchester United will be lining up in a 4-2-3-1 formation this season. Mourinho in his first spell at Chelsea regularly deployed a 4-3-3 formation to great success, but from his time at Inter, 4-2-3-1 has always been his preferred formation.

Generally Mourinho doesn’t like to experiment around with his formations and prefers that the team lineups in the same formation which ever game they are going to be playing. The friendly against Dortmund will be several levels tougher than the one against Wigan but United have enough quality to win the game.

James Wilson had a bad outing against Wigan and has been dropped from the tour squad, instead Will Keane has traveled along. The emergence of Marcus Rashford has severely affected Wilson’s chances of getting first team football at Manchester United.

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  • Jan

    I don’t think Wilson will play as a striker .. Mainly because he didn’t even come along to China .. Isn’t there a journalist school or something??

    • Rohan Johny

      It’s in the name bro….’theFALSE9’…..everything in this site is false.

  • Jan

    Hahah i just pointed out Wilson wouldn’t be playing, because he isn’t even in China .. That comment got deleted without a thank you, and now they put Rashford up there .. However, Mourinho has already stated that Rashford will not be playing in China .. Now quickly go think of another name and put it up and delete my comment again .. If you are out of inspiration, just ask me .. I’ll tell you!

    • Jan

      @Rohan Johny Lol you were right xD

    • bancroft

      This is my first article,forgive me for my mistakes.

      • Jan

        Ok fair enough! Feel free to send me a message (if thats possible thru here) if you need any advice or checking in the future on Manchester United related articles!

    • The False 9

      Hi Jan, thanks for pointing out the mistakes. As you would agree, that was a very bad error and we can’t let a comment pointing that out stay on. Apologies for deleting but we have to do it. And apologies again for the poor article, please visit our homepage and you will find that such kind of mistakes are an exception rather than the norm.

      • Jan

        Thats ok thanks for clarifying. And goodluck to Bancroft on his new job! Maybe I’ll just send you guys an email later, so I can write the United articles for you. Then you’d be the first football site with correct information in their articles xD