Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck all vying for starts.
When asked more broadly about his use of those four players during the run-in, Sir Alex said: “I’ve no worries about Rooney because he’s needing games, he’s the kind of player who has to play all the time.
"With van Persie, we have to monitor it because we still don’t know all about Robin, and the kind of seasons he’s had. I don’t think he had a season of such intensity during his time at Arsenal, so we’ll have to look at that. Welbeck’s looking strong as well, as is Chicharito.”
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