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Mata on bench for Giggs' first match

ESPN staff
April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs takes charge of Manchester United for the first time © Getty Images

Ryan Giggs has named his first Manchester United line-up with Juan Mata dropping to the bench for the visit of Norwich.

Giggs has not named himself in the squad, with no room for Adnan Januzaj or Marouane Fellaini either, while Tom Cleverley starts alongside Michael Carrick in central midfield.

Rio Ferdinand starts in central defence with Nemanja Vidic, while Danny Welbeck partners Wayne Rooney up front.

Manchester United: De Gea, Jones, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Kagawa, Welbeck, Rooney

Substitutes: Lindegaard, Smalling, Mata, Chicharito, Nani, Young, Fletcher

Norwich: Ruddy, Whittaker, Martin, Turner, Olsson, Johnson, Fer, Howson, Snodgrass, Redmond, Van Wolfswinkel

Substitutes: Bunn, Hooper, Gutierrez, Elmander, R Bennett, Tettey, Josh Murphy

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