Revealed: Mourinho announces Man United squad for China pre-season tour
Jose Mourinho is taking a 25-man Manchester United squad for the club’s two-match tour of China.
The Red Devils play Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday and the first Manchester derby showdown with City’s new manager Pep Guardiola will be in Beijing on July 25.
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New signings defender Eric Bailly and midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who both played at Wigan in the opening friendly last Saturday travel.
Youngsters Axel Tuanzebe, Will Keane, Andreas Pereira and Tim Fosu-Mensah also fly today to the Far East.
Euro 2016 players from England and Spain are also on the plane but won’t play in China.
New boy Zlatan Ibrahimovic is yet to join up with his new teammates as he enjoys an extended break following Euro 2016.
Youngster James Wilson, who started the game at the DW Stadium on the Saturday, is not included.
United squad: David de Gea, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Memphis Depay, Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard, Adnan Januzaj, Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Ashley Young , Marcus Rashford, Sergio Romero, Ander Herrera, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Luke Shaw, Tim Fosu-Mensah, Antonio Valencia, Sam Johnstone, Paddy McNair, Axel Tuanzebe, Andreas Pereira, Will Keane
Mourinho began his United tenure with win over Wigan at the weekend when youngsters Will Keane and Andreas Pereira scored the goals.
United’s pre-season fixtures
July 22: Dortmund (International Champions Cup – Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai)
July 25: Manchester City (International Champions Cup – Bird’s Nest Stadium, Beijing)
July 30 Galatasaray (International Champions Cup – Ullevi, Gothenburg)
August 3: Everton (Wayne Rooney testimonial – Old Trafford)
August 7: Leicester City (Community Shield – Wembley)
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