Phil Jones is not known for his efforts in front of goal.
The England defender has not scored a goal for the Reds since 2014, but fancied his chances in the opening stages of United’s pre-season friendly against Kristiansund in Norway.
Jones attempted to divert a looping ball goalwards with an acrobatic effort, that actually looked to be heading on target until he blocked the ball with his own hand!
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Jones has come close to scoring twice so far for the Reds in their penultimate to last game of pre-season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are currently bossing proceedings in the manager’s homeland, taking advantage of Kristiansund’s high defensive line.
The score remains goalless despite a number of openings for the Reds.
See Jones’ effort below:
Absolute classic Phil Jones here 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/LVd0cQcQAn
— HillMUFC ⚽🛐🔴⚫⭕ (@d12hilla) July 30, 2019