Date: 22nd January 2016 at 6:26pm
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Manchester United host Southampton in the Premier League this weekend, and it is likely to see two former team-mates to come up against each other in a midfield battle.

The Red Devils’ Morgan Schneiderlin played alongside Saints’ Victor Wanyama for two seasons at St Mary’s, helping the club achieve their highest-ever Premier League finish of seventh last term, as well as ending the campaign with the second best defensive record in the top-flight.

However, Schneiderlin decided to move on to pastures new last summer, and completed a £24 million move to Old Trafford, breaking up the strong central midfield partnership he had built up with the Kenyan.

The France international has, on some occasions, had to settle for a place on the substitutes’ bench with United, while Wanyama has also struggled at times without his old midfield partner, and has already been red-carded twice this season for the South Coast outfit.

Here’s how the duo have compared so far this term by their stats…

 
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