Manchester United squad hold first training session in Los Angeles

Juan Mata has been recruited to model the 2018/19 home shirt

Juan Mata has been recruited to model the 2018/19 home shirt

According to the UK Sun report, the Red Devils made the 5,200-mile trip to California after the World Cup final showdown on Sunday.

Manchester United are already well into their preparations for the new season with Jose Mourinho and his players on tour in the US.

Manchester United Ander Herrera, Demetri Mitchell and Chris Smalling during warm-ups.

Jose Mourinho looks on as Ander Herrera, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata get into their drills.

France World Cup victor Paul Pogba will not be joining the tour along with David de Gea, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard who will all be given extra time to rest following their exertions in Russian Federation.

Liverpool make world-record £62million bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson
It seems Chelsea will not be backing down without a fight, as Liverpool close in on a deal to sign Alisson from AS Roma . Gianluca Di Marzio has reported that the Brazilian goalkeeper is closing in on a move from Roma to Liverpool .

"In all seriousness he's been great, he told me what a fantastic football club it is and he was certain I was going to enjoy my time here", Grant submitted.

There is no sign of Alexis Sanchez after visa issues prevented him from entering the country, while new signing Fred has still not joined up with the squad.

Sanchez arrived at Old Trafford in January in a swap deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction, but scored only three goals in 18 appearances in all competitions.

The club revealed that "a personal administrative issue" had prevented the forward from travelling to the U.S., while it's since been reported by the Times that Sanchez was denied a visa due to a previous tax fraud conviction from his time in Spain.

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