Shinji Kagawa (Japan – Attacking Midfield/Winger)
After Japan’s early knockout from the World Cup, Shinji Kagawa’s place at Manchester United is under huge threat. The midfielder was hardly given any playing time in the previous season and with his recent showing in Brazil, he could once again find himself on the bench.
His showing for his national squad didn’t provide Louis van Gaal with any proof he has what it takes to make it into his new manager’s game plan. Kagawa had a lot of playing time but failed to leave a mark after seeing his side lose two and draw one of their three group matches.
In competition with: Ander Herrera, Danny Welbeck, Marouane Fellaini, Adnan Januzaj, Juan Mata, Antonio Valencia, Nani, Ashley Young
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