Lambert, who has also been in charge of Colchester, Wycombe Wanderers, and Blackburn, will undeniably have to fight an uphill battle in order to lift Stoke, who are now 18th in the Premier League, with just 20 points from their 22 games.
"We were determined to appoint someone with Premier League experience or an extensive knowledge of English football". The Red Devils had endured a run of four games without a win and were knocked out of the League Cup by Bristol City but they are back to winning ways after victory in their past two matches.
Paul Pogba (Manchester United) Allowed to roam, he was unplayable, spraying long passes off either foot, prompting with short passes, and using his fantastic touch, vision and power to generally bully Stoke. Mark Hughes bit the dust after overseeing a shocking first part of the season, and they have lost their last two top flight games without conceding a goal.
Austrian global Moritz Bauer is in line to make his Stoke debut at Old Trafford as his new club's search for a successor to Mark Hughes continues.
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Three minutes later Maxim Choupo-Moting had a brilliant chance to draw Stoke level only for his goal-bound effort hit Phil Jones and rolled away for a corner.
Stoke may have Erik Pieters and Bruno Martins Indi available after they have stepped up their recoveries from injury this week.
The match could see a Stoke debut for Moritz Bauer after joining the club from Russian side Rubin Kazan, and the Austrian full-back says "it would be a dream, like something from a movie".