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WATCH: Spurs flop nearly breaks Victor Lindelof’s ankles before scoring for LA Galaxy

Giovani dos Santos, who spent four years at Spurs, pulled a late goal back in Man United's 5-2 win against LA Galaxy

It’s mid-July which can only mean one thing.

Nope, not grey clouds and rain. We’re talking about meaningless pre-season friendlies, the latest of which saw Man United play LA Galaxy.

It was the first chance for United fans to get a look at their £75million striker Romelu Lukaku, who started up front, and see what Victor Lindelof had to offer.


What happened to your kit Romelu?

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What happened to your kit Romelu?

United ran out 5-2 winners, thanks to two goals from Marcus Rashford and strikes from Marouane Fellaini, Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

But there was a slightly worrying moment when Lindelof came face to face with Giovani dos Santos.

Dos Santos- surely the only player to score a hat-trick for Barcelona and turn out for Ipswich- pulled a goal back for Galaxy with the score at 5-0.

The ease with which he spun Lindelof, almost putting the big Swede on the floor, and finished won’t have impressed Jose Mourinho.

Ipswich taught him everything he knew

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Ipswich taught him everything he knew

It doesn’t get much easier for Lindelof though.

United take on Man City, Real Madrid and Barcelona as they continue their tour of America.

The Red Devils will face Madrid again at the start of August in the UEFA Super Cup, before kicking their Premier League campaign off against West Ham.

What happened to the pre-season days of a couple of beach runs in Magaluf?

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