Is this the tactical change Van Gaal will make to surprise Liverpool?

first_img1 Manchester United v Liverpool is live on talkSPORT this Saturday, 12 September 2015, but how will the Red Devils line up?Wayne Rooney has faced criticism this season having failed to scored in United’s first four Premier League games, despite bagging a Champions League qualifier hat-trick against Bruges.Fresh from breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s England goal scoring record, Rooney is aiming to get on the Premier League score sheet for the first time since a 3-1 win at home to Aston Villa last April.The 29-year-old United skipper has been handed the role of centre forward by Louis van Gaal so far this season, as he did for England against Switzerland at Wembley.In the Euro 2016 qualifier, Rooney looked much more of a threat when reported United transfer target Harry Kane came on as a substitute, allowing the England captain to drop and play off the Spurs striker.With the Liverpool game coming up, could Van Gaal provide Rooney with support up front?Anthony Martial will make it ‘impossible’ for teams to shut down Manchester United, says ex-Red Devil and France internationalThe former Everton star has an underwhelming record against the Anfield side, scoring just five goals in 20 appearances against them, but Liverpool’s centre back pairing of Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren has looked vulnerable this season.With Rooney and another forward in attack, this could be the way for United to rattle their bitter rivals on Saturday.Take a look at this possible United starting XI and let us know what team you would pick for the Liverpool match by leaving a comment below. Manchester United v Liverpool: Could Wayne Rooney be joined by another striker in the starting line up? last_img

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