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MANCHESTER UNITED legend Rio Ferdinand has picked his team to play Brentford, which includes axing midfield partnership McFred.
The Red Devils lost their first Premier League fixture of the season 2-1 to Brighton at Old Trafford.
A number of players have come under fire for their performance.
Midfielders Fred and Scott McTominay, in particular, have been criticised.
And United legend Ferdinand has backed summer signing Lisandro Martinez to play as a holding midfielder instead of Fred and/or McTominay in United’s next game against Brentford.
Martinez would play at the base of the diamond with Christian Eriksen and Bruno Fernandes operating in front of him.
Pushing Martinez into the midfield also allows serial Champions League winner Raphael Varane to come back into the heart of the defence alongside club captain Harry Maguire.
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