All you need to know about Man Utd returning to training on Monday

Manchester United have seven players still involved in the World Cup as we reach the semi-finals in Russia.

They are Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young and Phil Jones.

Jonesy hasn’t featured much and neither has Rashford, but both could be called upon if needed with their experience playing at the highest level for club and country.

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Sweden’s Victor Lindelof and Brazil’s Fred exited the tournament over the weekend, although the former didn’t get a minute on the pitch. They’ll now be off on their holiday for a few weeks to relax before joining up with their United team-mates for some pre-season action.

David de Gea is also on vacation following Spain’s shock exit to Russia in the Round of 16.

However, United’s first-team squad will be back at Carrington on Monday for the first day of pre-season training. Jose Mourinho will be there to greet the lads once again.

It is expected that 23 players should be involved, who are as follows:

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Joel Castro Pereira, Kieran O’Hara

Defenders: Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Matteo Darmian, Antonio Valencia, Axel Tuanzebe, Diogo Dalot,Demetri Mitchell

Midfielders: Juan Mata, Andreas Pereira, Ander Herrera, Scott McTominay, Joe Garner

Forwards: Alexis Sanchez, Anthony Martial, Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong

The lads will fly to America on July 15 to take part in five matches: Club America, San Jose Earthquake, AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid.

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