We thought we played for Preston, Manchester United players reveal

Manchester United came through their FA Cup fifth round tie with Preston, but several players have spoken of the terrible scare they received at Deepdale when it became hard to tell which was the Premier League side.

Louis van Gaal’s men struggled to stamp their authority, and before Ander Herrera’s equaliser, United’s players were visibly quaking in terror as they reassessed the foundations of their world view.

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