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Hernandez starts, Giggs makes 950th United appearance

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Javier Hernandez will start for Manchester United against Real Sociedad, despite growing speculation over his Old Trafford future.

The striker recently hinted at a move away from United via his official Twitter account, before manager David Moyes moved to reassure he was still part of the club's plans.

Rio Ferdinand and Chris Smalling come into the back four, while Marouane Fellaini is also given a place in the starting XI. Ryan Giggs makes his 950th appearance for the club, but Robin van Persie has to settle for the bench.

Manchester United team: De Gea, Smalling Ferdinand Vidic Evra, Valencia Fellaini Giggs Kagawa, Rooney Hernandez

Subs: Lindegaard, Büttner, Jones, Anderson, Nani, Young, van Persie

Real Sociedad team: Bravo; C Martínez, Mikel (c), Iñigo, De la Bella; M Bergara, Pardo, Zurutuza Vela, Agirretxe Griezmann

Subs: Zubikarai, Ansotegi, Cadamuro, Elustondo, X Prieto, Chory Castro, Seferovic

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