first_img Juan Mata – Mata’s pace – or lack of it – has been frequently exposed when playing on the right this season, but it would not be a problem on the astro-turf. His short, sharp passing would also be an asset. 5 David De Gea – Click the arrow, right, to see the rest of Manchester United’s five-a-side team – De Gea has cat-like reactions and is one of the best shot-stoppers in the world; there are few (if any) you would pick ahead of him. 5 Michael Carrick – While his age is limiting his mobility in the Premier League, Carrick’s passing and commitment to not roaming too far would make him the perfect five-a-side defender. Anthony Martial – Pace, skill, power and a goalscorer – Martial would dominate your local Power League. 5 5 5 Louis van Gaal has struggled to get his Manchester United team playing during the Premier League this season with a top four place looking unlikely, but how would they fare in a five-a-side league?As all amateur footballers will testify to, the five-man game is a completely different animal to it’s 11-a-side big brother.Long balls become useless, the big man who is good in the air is redundant (that’s a huge no to you, Marouane Fellaini) and the strong-tackling hard man is pinged every time he risks his knees sliding on the astro-turf (so that’s still no Fellaini).So who would make your team’s five-a-side from the current crop of players? talkSPORT look at who would be the likely line-ups.Click the arrow above, right, to see the Manchester United five a-side team.Agree with talkSPORT’s selections? Let us know who you would pick in the comments section below!TOTTENHAM’S FIVE-A-SIDE TEAMARSENAL’S FIVE-A-SIDE TEAMMAN CITY’S FIVE-A-SIDE TEAMLIVERPOOL’S FIVE-A-SIDE TEAMCHELSEA’S FIVE-A-SIDE TEAM Wayne Rooney – Despite criticisms of his performances, Rooney’s shooting and tenacity would be well suited to five-a-side – you wouldn’t want to have the ball while up against the wall with him steaming towards you.last_img

Definitely no Fellaini, so who makes this Man United five-a-side team?

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