Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend Rey Mysterio shows support

Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend Rey Mysterio shows support

- Manchester United new signing Fred has joined the Red Devils' training camp in California and has trained with his teammates

- After United's training, Fred and his teammates met WWE legend Rey Mysterio and posed for photos

- United are in America preparing for the 2018/19 EPL season where they will face Leicester City in their opening game

Manchester United latest signing Fred has teamed up with the Red Devils squad in training, even as WWE legend Rey Mysterio paid an unscheduled visit to the team in California.

According to a UK Sun report, the Selecao star joined up with Jose Mourinho’s team members after enjoying an extended vacation after playing at the summer World Cup in Russia.

The 25-year-old Fred sealed his £52 million switch from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in June.

Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend shows support

Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend shows support. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

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Fred joined his new colleagues at UCLA on Thursday for his first training session under the Portuguese boss.

In addition, the Brazilian was joined by Spain’s La Roja goalkeeper David De Gea.

Medical staff put Fred through his paces ahead of Manchester United’s International Champions Cup fixture against Liverpool.

Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend shows support

Jose Mourinho and his squad were also joined by WWE legend Rey Mysterio in California. Photo Credit: Getty Images

The Brazilian midfielder is not likely to play any role during the encounter against their Premier League rivals on the west coast but is expected to make his debut against the Los Blancos in the early hours of Wednesday.

The South American star has been handed No.17 jersey vacated by Daley Blind who recently rejoined boyhood club Ajax.

Interestingly, during the day’s session an unexpected visitor in the person of WWE legend Mysterio came in to show support to squad members.

Fred joins Manchester United pre-season tour as wrestling legend shows support

Axel Tuanzebe (L), Chris Smalling, Scott McTominay and Luke Shaw (R) of Manchester United pose with wrestler Rey Mysterio. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

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The high-rated wrestler took out time to meet a number of the players before posing for a snap with Mourinho.

The wrestler also revealed that he is s staunch fan of the Red Devils as he was decked in Manchester United shirt during the visit.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Manchester United ace Alexis Sanchez took time out after netting his first goal in the Red Devils pre-season tour by spending time with Hollywood stars, according to a UK Sun report.

The former Arsenal forward scored in Premier League side's victory over Serie A club AC Milan in their International Champions Cup fixture.

After both teams played out a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes after 90 minutes, the match was decided by penalties, with Red Devils claiming a 9-8 win.

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