Manchester United struggled to sustain attacks against Wolves, with Marcus Rashford, Antony, and Alejandro Garnacho in the front threee.

When Jadon Sancho was summoned onto the Old Trafford pitch, he immediately brought a semblance of control that just wasn’t there in the first hour of football.

United take on Tottenham this Saturday and Erik ten Hag may well have to make a few changes if Monday night’s performance is anything to go by.

United struggled to create consistent opportunities and were reliant on counter-attacks but the introduction of the former Borussia Dortmund winger changed the game.

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Is Garnacho ready

One striking element during the first half of the encounter was the lack of impact made by Alejandro Garnacho.

The Argentine winger really struggled to impose himself on the encounter and, alongside Antony, really struggled to make an impact.

A consistent theme of last season was the struggles Garnacho had when he started a game as opposed to coming off the bench.

The winger started just five games in the Premier League last season but scored three goals and provided two assists and was a great option off the bench.

His struggles have continued and may well need to be an option off the bench for the time being.

Sancho’s impact

As mentioned, Sancho made an impact off the left but may well be deployed at centre-forward with Rasmus Hojlund not fit to start yet.

The £73 million man made a strong impact, and with his ball retention skills, he could be a useful weapon for Erik ten Hag this weekend.

Were Sancho to start up-front, this could well bring the best out of Rashford. The Englishman started up-front but completed just 13 passes and struggled to get involved in the game.

Sancho, however, would provide that ability to hold the ball and bring others into play, like Rashford and Antony.

The former Manchester City man deserves to start but at centre-forward as opposed to starting on the left.

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