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TEAM NEWS: Rooney & Zlatan start in strong United side to face West Ham

TEAM NEWS: Rooney & Zlatan start in strong United side to face West Ham

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Jose Mourinho makes five changes but brings in a host of senior names for the EFL Cup quarter-final

Manchester United are holding nothing back in their bid for League Cup glory, with Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic heading up an almost full-strength starting XI against West Ham.

Jose Mourinho has made five changes from the team which drew 1-1 with the Hammers in Sunday's Premier League encounter, recalling Luke Shaw, Michael Carrick, Rooney, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Anthony Martiual for the EFL Cup quarter-final.

Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini both miss out through suspension, while Matteo Darmian is left out of the matchday 18, with Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford all benched. Bastian Schweinsteiger is once more named as a substitute having come into the reckoning for the first time this season for Sunday's fixture.

West Ham also make five changes, with the return of captain Winston Reid from suspension chief amongst them. Former Manchester United youth product Ashley Fletcher comes into the starting XI for the injured Diafra Sakho.

Man Utd: De Gea; Valencia, Jones, Rojo, Shaw; Carrick, Herrera; Mkhitaryan, Rooney, Martial, Ibrahimovic. Subs: Mata, Lingard, Blind, Rashford, Romero, Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger.

West Ham: Adrian, Reid, Cresswell, Feghouli, Kouyate, Obiang, Ogbonna, Fletcher, Payet, Antonio, Fernandes. Subs: Randolph, Nordtveit, Lanzini, Zaza, Noble, Collins, Masuaku.

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