Confirmed: Ole's travelling squad for Tour 2019
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named a 28-man travelling squad for Tour 2019.
A sixth friendly will be staged in Norway, against Kristiansund BK, and all of the games will be shown live on MUTV.
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TOUR 2019 TRAVELLING SQUAD*
Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Lee Grant, Joel Pereira, Sergio Romero.
Defenders: Diogo Dalot, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young.
Midfielders: Tahith Chong, James Garner, Angel Gomes, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Juan Mata, Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba.
Forwards: Mason Greenwood, Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.
*Matteo Darmian and Fred will join the tour at a later date due to family reasons.
FROM MANCHESTER TO AUSTRALIA
Solskjaer and the squad will board a flight from Manchester Airport to Perth, Australia, on Sunday afternoon to officially begin Tour 2019.
The manager is excited to work with his players for a second full week, after completing a positive first week of hard work at the Aon Training Complex.
“It’s been great coming back," Ole told us last week. "Obviously the boys have worked hard and I think they would feel like it isn’t just over halfway through the first week – I think they will feel like it’s been a couple of weeks because they have grafted and done well.”
With the Premier League season starting on 11 August, Solskjaer knows his team must not waste time.
“We’ve got six weeks until the league starts so we can’t take it easy," he stated. "They've all had their individual programmes and are in good shape from day one, so we’ve put them through their paces."
All six of United’s pre-season games will be shown live on MUTV.
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