Manchester United stars Lingard, De Gea and Pogba greet eager fans in China

Manchester United have kicked their pre-season off in promising fashion with wins over Perth Glory, Leeds United and Inter Milan, and they’ll be hoping to carry their form into the remaining fixtures against Tottenham Hotspur, Kristiansund, and AC Milan.

As part of an adidas promotion, United stars Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba and David de Gea met a crowd of enthusiastic Reds.

Looking like a boy band from the early 2000s, the players greeted eager fans from a stage, each interacting in their own way.

Lingard handed out high-fives to a lucky bunch at the front, De Gea looked to be in the process of cannoning a ball into the crowd, and Paul Pogba most likely danced, though that is an unconfirmed rumour…

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With De Gea’s and Pogba’s futures being cast into doubt this summer, it will come as welcome news to United fans that they’re both at the forefront of the club’s off-field campaigns.

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