The England international has been a bright spark for United on their pre-season tour of America and benefited from Anthony Martial’s brilliance to open the scoring against the Champions League holders during last weekend’s prestige friendly.
Mourinho’s side eventually prevailed in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw. Back at United’s training base Lingard offered his thoughts on his and his teammates’ performance before his manager interjected, grabbed the academy graduate by the neck in playful fashion before quipping: ‘He scores a goal and now he gives an interview.’
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Man Utd's pre-season fixtures
Man Utd 5-2 LA Galaxy
Man Utd 2-1 Real Salt Lake
Man Utd 2-0 Manchester City
Man Utd 1-1 Real Madrid (2-1 on penalties)
Barcelona – Wed 26 July
Valerenga – Sun 30 July
Sampdoria – Wed 2 Aug
Real Madrid (UEFA Super Cup) – Tue 8 Aug
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Having won four games out of four so far, United continue their pre-season schedule against Barcelona on Wednesday before returning to Europe for friendlies against Valerenga (July 30) and Sampdoria (August 2), followed by the UEFA Super Cup showdown with Madrid on August 8.