The 29-year-old ensured Louis van Gaal’s men recorded a fourth straight league victory with a remarkable goal line clearance in the dying moments against Stoke on Tuesday as United seek to pass third-placed Southampton this evening.
Not long into his first season in charge, Van Gaal’s United sit fourth in the Premier League after 12 games but are yet to replicate the performance levels of the side during Sir Alex’s 26-year reign.
Smalling marshalled an inexperienced backline including rookies, Paddy McNair and Tyler Blackett as Louis van Gaal’s side recorded their first away victory of the season.
United currently sit in fourth place in the Premier League after scraping a 2-1 win over Arsenal at The Emirates on Saturday evening.
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New United boss Louis van Gaal brought in an array of stars in the transfer window, including Daley Blind, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao.
The Match of the Day presenter feels there is an abundance of young talent coming through that should look to compete in the Wembley showpiece.
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has revealed Louis van Gaal is an inspiration, after the youngster made his debut for the club at the weekend.
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Englishman Shaw was signed from Southampton for £30million in June following his World Cup debut but has since been warned by both Louis van Gaal and national team coach Roy Hodgson about his fitness.
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