The Red Devils will be able to call almost their entire team while their coach prepares for his first full season in office
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he will bring an almost full team to Asia for the club's next pre-season tour – but it remains to be seen whether Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku will travel with their future in doubt.
The Red Devils are not heavily affected by the Copa America and the Africa Cup – with the only Chilean Alexis Sanchez serving in the national team – and will be able to bring a complete number of players to Australia for the first leg of their tour.
"The summer was kind to us in this regard – so we will travel to Perth with the first complete team," said Solskjaer via the club's Facebook page.
"Everyone should be available to be chosen, hopefully they will be fit when they come back, so the first team will be there."
Solskjaer has not elaborated the availability of the stars connected to the transfer Pogba and Lukaku, who are said to have left the Old Trafford for Real Madrid and Inter respectively.
United will begin its pre-season against the award-winning A-League Australians Perth Glory on July 13th at the Optus stadium before facing Leeds United in the same venue four days later.
The Norwegian boss believes that the match against Perth will be an opportunity to compare the Premier League and the A-League, while a match against Leeds's historic rivals is one he fondly remembers in the past.
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"To play against (premiere of the A-League), Perth Glory is always a good point of reference on how to compare the championships," said Solskjaer.
"The matches against Leeds United have always been great for us. I have played in quite a lot – both on and off the field there is some rivalry.
After the two Down Under matches, the Red Devils will face Inter in Singapore on July 20 before ending the tour against Tottenham in Shanghai on July 25th.
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