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Pre-season results have little bearing on the season ahead, but an encouraging performance against Bayern would have helped shift the cloud which has hung over United all pre-season.

Apart from these three additions, Jose Mourinho's side have been notable by their relative lack of activity in the transfer market.

Mourinho has not tried to hide his discontent at United's lack of transfer activity this summer, with Brazilian global Fred the only high profile arrival at Old Trafford so far this summer.

Signs have continued to point over the last week to a potential swap between Manchester United and Tottenham for Toby Alderweireld and Anthony Martial.

United play their final pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena this evening.

Javi Martinez headed home a second-half victor to give Bayern victory in a match they dominated.

Instead, United did not manage a single shot on goal against a team who only returned to training 10 days ago. Pogba and Fellaini are expected to return on Monday - welcome news for Mourinho, who saw Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly limp off during the second half in Germany.

Jose Mourinho at Manchester United may have to do just that, and all the better if he unsettles his Premier League opening day opponent in the process.

"My CEO what I want for quite a long time, he knows what I want", said Mourinho. Fantastic experience for the boys.

Mourinho predicted before kickoff it would be a "difficult" season if at least one more new player does not arrive before Thursday's deadline. There was a moment I was looking to the area and there was Axel [Tuanzebe] centre-back to left, Demetri [Mitchell] left wing-back, [James] Garner on the left of midfield, and [Tahith] Chong.

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