PRESEASON

The Devils are back as Erik Ten Hag officially begins Man United reign with 20 stars

The Erik Ten Hag era at Manchester United is finally underway after the Dutchman welcomed some of his new players back for preseason.

ETH speaks to the players on Monday.

English giant Manchester United has officially started life under new manager Erik Ten Hag after he took charge of his first training session with the players on Monday.

Ten Hag and his coaching crew, which includes Steve McClaren, welcomed no fewer than 20 players to their training ground for the first day of preseason.

With some of the players still on break, Ten Hag finally got the chance to get to work since he was appointed as the new boss.

The 52-year-old was named as the latest coach to attempt to help restore United’s past glory days when he was appointed as the permanent coach just before the end of last season.

Since then, the former Ajax manager has been waiting in the wings to get his hands and feet dirty with the players and yesterday he finally got to meet some of his new players.

In the absence of those players who were given extended holidays after starring for their countries during the international break, goalkeeper, David de Gea led the players who reported for preseason on Monday.

Others who were pictured making their way back and in training were Martial and Donny van de Beek, who were out on loan last season.

Three Lions stars, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were also spotted in training alongside another English international, Luke Shaw.

For the youngsters, Brandon Williams, Shola Shoretire and Ivorian star, Amad Diallo, who spent last season on loan at Scottish side, Rangers, led the way.

Argentine wunderkind, Garnacho, was the surprise name spotted at Carrington. The youngster has resumed early despite representing Argentina’s u-20s at a recent competition.

Garnacho netted four goals in five appearances for Argentina at the Toulon tournament and has returned to training in a bid to make an impression on ETH, who is known for his affinity for young players.

David de Gea, Tom Heaton, Nathan Bishop, Matej Kovar; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Ethan Laird, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw, Brandon Williams, Alvaro Fernandez; Charlie Savage, Donny van de Beek; Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Alejandro Garnacho, Antony Martial, Amad and Shola Shoretire.

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