The FA introduced it had charged the German on Monday over the incident, which happened in United’s Zero-Zero draw towards West Ham on Saturday.
Schweinsteiger caught out his left arm and stuck Hammers defender Reid within the throat as each gamers jostled for place within the build-up to a first-half free-kick.
Referee Mark Clattenburg spoke to each gamers to calm them down, however didn’t see the obvious elbow and it used to be subsequently now not discussed in his post-match record.
That left the FA loose to punish the midfielder retrospectively.
Schweinsteiger does now not assume his movements warrant punishment, then again, and has knowledgeable the membership he needs to contest the rate.
United have till midday on Thursday to hotel an attraction.
The 31-year-old is dealing with a three-match ban if discovered accountable.
Already hampered via a long damage record, United can not have enough money to lose the influential participant for his or her upcoming video games towards Bournemouth, Norwich and Stoke.
Reid insisted on Saturday that the elbow used to be intentional.
“He is aware of what he is carried out – he is elbowed me within the face,” the New Zealand centre-back stated after the sport.
And West Ham supervisor Slaven Bilic claimed the participant will have to were despatched off.
He stated: “It is a transparent pink card
A immediately purple with none doubts
It used to be a second of insanity.
“He deserved to be despatched off, however the referee informed me he did not see it
Truthful sufficient, I consider it
It used to be an elbow.”
Supply : PA
Supply : FootyMad