Manchester United 1 America 1: Mata salvages draw for Red Devils

Alexis Sanchez trains with Manchester United after joining pre-season tour in America

Alexis Sanchez wears a new look at Manchester United pre-season tour in America

When Mata went to the sides, it was a kid that trained with us for the first time this pre-season (Mason Greenwood).

Andreas lined up alongside Ander Herrera and James Garner in midfield, with teenage star Tahith Chong, Alexis Sanchez and Anthony Martial in front of them in attack.

Sanchez impressed on his comeback after a visa issue delayed his arrival in America but United created few chances and San Jose will feel they did enough to win.

The Red Devils finished in second place in the Premier League table last term to secure their best finish since the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

However, the United hierarchy - and in particular Mourinho - have been alarmed by briefings from the player's representatives that he still wants to quit Old Trafford after spending much of last season out of the starting XI.

An United side featuring players who had missed out on their national World Cup squads including Antony Martial, Chris Smalling, Ander Herrera, Luke Shaw was was supplemented by Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly and Alexis Sanchez, all who saw their national teams miss out on the finals in Russian Federation.

Alexis Sanchez trains with Manchester United after joining pre-season tour in America
Alexis Sanchez joins other squad members go through their paces in the California heat

Lee Grant was handed his Manchester United debut following his move from Stoke, and he made two good saves in quick succession, first low down to his right from Paul Aguilar, before stopping Osvaldo Martinez's effort and reacting bravely to dive on the rebound. "We're a group of players from different teams", said Mourinho, whose players are now looking toward three International Champions Cup friendly tournament matches against AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Martial started the 1-1 draw with America and the former Monaco youngster was in the line-up again on Sunday as United played out a scoreless stalemate against San Jose Earthquakes in Santa Clara, California.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has expressed his desire to get back to his best form when the new season gets under way next month.

"For me is a very unusual pre-season", Mourinho said.

'So it's about when Alexis lands and when he lands he has to play because he trained with us five days before we depart to LA and we left one fitness coach behind with him.

Cape Town - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he will most likely give experienced campaigner Antonio Valencia the armband for the upcoming season.

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