Manchester United fans praise Scott McTominay's performance vs Swansea

The Red Devils boss confirmed the news after the 2-0 victory over Swansea in the Carabao Cup last night.

United host Tottenham this weekend sitting second in the Premier League, above Spurs only on goal difference after nine league matches this term.

It had been Lindelof who replaced Jones in the team in the first half of the game at Huddersfield.

The England worldwide was replaced by Victor Lindelof in the first half of the 2-1 loss to Huddersfield Town last weekend and the Swede's errors contributed to United's first league defeat of the season.

Ince believed that it was important they "showed a performance after (losing at) Swansea, " but added that "no-one expected three points and we're happy we've been able to do that for this club".

"But we played some good football at times, we had our fair share of chances, but Manchester United deserved to win".

The former Barcelona and England striker said Tuanzebe was "confident, quick, comfortable on the ball" and that he possesses a "real intelligence to his game".

In a bid to keep his squad fit Mourinho made seven changes for the tie, with only Lingard, Chris Smalling, Ander Herrera and Anthony Martial remaining from the side shocked on Saturday, and the 54-year-old was particularly pleased with the performances of 19-year-old defender Axel Tuanzebe and 20-year-old midfielder Scott McTominay.

It is the start of a huge eight days for United who welcome Benfica in the Champions League on Tuesday before hosting Chelsea the following Sunday.

"But I think we have got some very good feelings back now and this is what we need to face Tottenham".

  • Steve Townsend