The United skipper came in for criticism after his performance in the 3-1 defeat to Watford on Sunday, but he has been given an opportunity to return to form at Sixfields on Wednesday evening.
Northampton Town: Smith, Moloney, Buchanan, Diamond, Zakuani, Revell, Gorre, McCourt, Hoskins, Beautyman, Taylor
Subs: Cornell, Byrom, Richards, Potter, Sonupe, O'Toole, Nyatanga
Manchester United: Romero, Fosu-Mensah, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Carrick, Memphis, Herrera, Young, Rooney
Subs: Johnstone, Darmian, Fellaini, Lingard, Mata, Rashford, Ibrahimovic
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