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Man United stars are unsurprisingly the most popular picks for Dream Team managers this week

Man United fans, let’s have a show of hands who’s missing Jose Mourinho. Nobody? I thought so. 

The Red Devils’ big names definitely aren’t losing any sleep over their former manager being given the boot and have rediscovered their mojo since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took up the reigns.


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It’s all smiles in Manchester now

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It’s all smiles in Manchester now

Hordes of Dream Team managers have rushed to get United players into their side before Game Week 20 having seen the impact Solskjaer has had after taking over from Mourinho.

Since January transfers became available last Friday, four United stars have made the list of the top ten most-transferred in players this week.

Paul Pogba tops the bunch with an eye catching 37,000 managers drafting in the enigmatic Frenchman before Solskjaer takes his side to Wembley to face Spurs on Sunday.

New year, new Pogba

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New year, new Pogba

When not taunting his former manager with ill-advised social media posts, Pogba can now be found finally delivering the goods on the pitch.

The World Cup winner provided two assists in the first game under Solskjaer against Cardiff, before scoring in back-to-back appearances against Huddersfield and Bournemouth.

Pogba continued his revival by being named Man United’s Player of the Month for December and has clearly done enough to win over a vast number of Dream Team managers.

The boy wonder is looking full of confidence under his new manage

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The boy wonder is looking full of confidence under his new manage

Marcus Rashford is another who is enjoying a renascence since Mourinho was sacked and is playing with the freedom expected of a 21-year-old.

Just like Pogba, the form of the England star isn’t going unnoticed as he’s currently the second-most transferred in player ahead of Game Week 20.

As it stands, 26,000 managers have backed Rashford to shine at the weekend and his recent form has given good reason to suggest he will.

Rashford has spoken publicly about the finishing practice he’s received under his new manager

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Rashford has spoken publicly about the finishing practice he’s received under his new manager

Since Solskjaer took over at the helm, the academy graduate has chipped in with three goals and one assist in four appearances for the Red Devils.


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Perhaps only second to Pogba in terms of enduring a love/hate relationship with Mourinho was Luke Shaw who never earned the trust of his former manager.

The left-back was often signalled out for criticism by the Portuguese disciplinarian but seems to be enjoying his football under the new regime and has become a regular in the side.

Shaw’s United career could start now

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Shaw’s United career could start now

Shaw has been transferred in by 5,000 mangers ahead of the weekend’s clash with Spurs and is an enticing prospect for Dream Team managers, boasting a price tag of just £2.3m.

Romelu Lukaku is another who will be hoping to kick-start his season having become somewhat of a punchline for rival fans this season.

Newcastle 0-2 Manchester United - Lukaku and Rashford make it four straight wins for United under Solskjaer

The towering Belgian had just six Premier League goals to his name before Solskjaer’s arrival and has since scored three in as many games.

Lukaku is creeping his way back into the thoughts of Dream Team managers and 5,000 of them are backing him to shine for the rest of the campaign.

The Belgian had struggled for goals under Mourinho

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The Belgian had struggled for goals under Mourinho

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