Photo: Bastian Schweinsteiger issues rallying cry ahead of Man United v Chelsea

Bastian Schweinsteiger urges the Manchester United players to stick together ahead of Chelsea clash

Bastian Schweinsteiger has urged the Manchester United players to stick together ahead of Monday’s clash against Chelsea at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils are in turmoil after the 20-time English champions suffered a third successive Premier League defeat at the Britannia Stadium after a 2-0 loss to Stoke City on Boxing Day.

Schweinsteiger didn’t play a part in United’s humiliation at the Potters after the Germany international wasn’t even named on the bench.

However, the 31-year-old is eyeing a return to competitive action ahead of the visit of Chelsea as United look to end a six-game winless run in all competitions.

Schweinsteiger wrote on his Instagram page: “Let’s stick together and give everything tonight! #mufc”

The Germany midfielder has scored one goal in 15 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils so far this season.

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Schweinsteiger moved to United in a £6.7m deal from Bayern in the summer.

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