Manchester United, currently sitting in seventh place with 40 points, are in a tight race and just six points behind Liverpool for fourth place. A win could help them climb the table, and against Stoke City they’ll be expecting three points even if the game is at home. They’ll get their second game with midfielder Juan Mata under their belts as well.
“It makes an impact in the dressing room when you sign a player of that calibre. He is such a talented player on the ball. He has definitely lifted spirits in the dressing room and especially in training,” Phil Jones said, via ESPN FC.
“We want to impress and show him that we are what we are, that we are one of the best teams to be at.. He has done well and I am sure he will be a huge asset for us.
“There is no two ways about that. He will be a fantastic player for Manchester United, hopefully for many years to come. He sees the pass that sometimes no-one else sees. If he continues to make them I am sure we will soon be climbing the table.”
Date: February 1
Start Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, England
Stadium: Britannia Stadium
TV Info: NBC Sports Network, Mun 2
Radio Info: Sirius XM FC
Online Radio Stream: Talk Sport Radio
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra
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