OPINION: Manchester United can start trialling new formation with key player back vs QPR

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Man United face Queens Park Rangers in their second pre-season friendly and here are five things to look out for at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

McTominay to hold the fort?

The most significant arrival back at United so far has been Scott McTominay, although he has not been captured doing any ball-work at Pennyhill Park this week.

relished the punishing fitness regime on tour two years ago and he has returned resoundingly from significant lay-offs in the past. A starting role in West London seems a push but it would allow Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to trial his idealistic 4-3-3 formation.

Lingard back in?

Jesse Lingard last started for United against Watford in January and that was just the second of two starts for his parent club last season. The 28-year-old was bright at Derby, where he was a dash of top-spin away from a wonder goal that would have crowned an impressive return.

United are keeping their options open with Lingard amid issues with their left-wingers and if he is to have a key role against Leeds in three weeks then a progressive pre-season is imperative. On

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