United tour squad confirmed
Johannesburg - Manchester United will travel to South Africa with a mix of youth
and experience as they prepare for games against AmaZulu and Ajax Cape
The Red Devils will arrive in Durban on Monday ahead of their
opening tour clash against Usuthu on Wednesday, after which they will
travel to the Mother City to face the Urban Warriors.
The side will be led by the experienced Rio Ferdinand, who was
handed the captaincy for the tour, while fellow veterans Paul Scholes
and Michael Carrick will also be in attendance.
The likes of youngsters Davide Petrucci, Jesse Lingard and Ryan
Tunnicliffe will give an indication of the club's prospects for the
future, while fan favourites Antonio Valencia and Javier Hernandez also
travel with the squad, as do new signings Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell.
United will take on AmaZulu at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on
Wednesday before squaring up against Ajax at the Cape Town Stadium on
Manchester United travelling squad: Lindegaard, Amos,
Johnstone, Ferdinand, Veseli, Vermijl, Wootton, Blackett, Valencia,
Anderson, Carrick, Scholes, Powell, Kagawa, Bebe, Tunnicliffe, Lingard,
Brady, Petrucci, Berbatov, Chicharito, Macheda.