We conclude our countdown to the season by asking six ManUtd.com staff about the opener at Everton...
Gemma Thompson: It's arguably harder than ever to guess Sir Alex’s XI following some exciting summer acquisitions and the return to fitness of key men; choosing the front six is by far the trickiest part. Kagawa has already shown promising signs, while fit-again Tom Cleverley excelled for England alongside Michael Carrick last week. No doubt we'll see our new No.20 make an appearance off the bench at some stage, but who's to say Sir Alex won't spring a surprise and start him? United: De Gea; Rafael, Carrick, Vidic, Evra; Cleverley, Scholes, Kagawa; Valencia, Rooney, Young.
James Tuck: I reckon Carrick will fill in for Ferdinand at centre-back, so Cleverley will start in midfield. The rest of the front six hinges on whether Kagawa makes his debut; I think he will, just behind Wayne Rooney – so van Persie starts on the bench. Games at Everton are often tight so I’ve picked a team with plenty of attacking threats. United: De Gea; Valencia, Carrick, Vidic, Evra; Nani, Scholes, Cleverley, Young; Kagawa, Rooney.
Nick Coppack: I think Sir Alex's selection will be governed by the fitness of his players. In the main, those who have played most during