No Zlatan as Man Utd name China tour squad

Manchester United have left Zlatan Ibrahimovic out of their China tour squad.

New boss Jose Mourinho decided to give the Swedish striker some extra time off ahead of the season.

The 34-year-old remains on holiday on Los Angeles as his teammates travel to Asia.

New men Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are both in the squad however.

Both players impressed in United’s pre-season 2-0 win over Wigan on the weekend; Mourinho’s first game in charge of the club.

Scoring on the night was left to Will Keane and Andreas Pereira, but Mkhitaryan was influential throughout the first half and Bailly looked composed in the centre of defence.

Manchester United full squad: David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Sam Johnstone, Eric Bailly, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Daley Blind, Phil Jones, Paddy McNair, Marcus Rojo, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Axel Tuanzebe, Antonio Valencia, Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera, Adnan Januzaj, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Memphis, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Andreas Pereira, Ashley Young, Will Keane, Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney.

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