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.
Les Parry, who won the Medical & Sports Science Professional crown at the North West Football Awards on Tuesday, is convinced United’s academy will continue to produce talented youngsters.
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.
Rojo signed for United from Sporting Lisbon for £16million in the summer but had to wait for his United debut after encountering difficulties obtaining a work visa.
Decisions, decisions… Man Utd’s Van Gaal drafts Mata in to fill Rooney’s boots for Everton crunch match
United will be hoping to secure their third consecutive home victory when the Toffees visit Old Trafford for the 12 noon kick-off on Sunday
Gaal-actico Di Maria eager to follow in the footsteps of Man Utd greats Cantona, Best, Ronaldo and Beckham
The 26-year-old, who joined United from Spanish giants Real Madrid in a British record £59.7million move this summer, has started the season in fine form
Premier League title a step too far for ‘top-heavy’ Manchester United, says Leicester fan Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker thinks Manchester United’s newly-improved forward line will fire them back into the Champions League – but not to the Premier League title.