MANCHESTER UNITED are set to place within the exhausting yards this summer season – travelling 5,000 miles FURTHER than any of their rivals.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males are set to rack up near 20,000 air miles in simply three weeks, taking part in friendlies in Australia, Singapore and China.
The membership are set to play Perth Glory and Leeds United, in addition to Inter Milan, AC Milan and Tottenham.
Former boss Jose Mourinho continuously complained concerning the lengthy distances his squad have been anticipated to journey when travelling throughout the US final summer season.
He described the journey as “very unhealthy” and mentioned the dearth of relaxation would affect negatively on his Manchester United gamers – which it did.
There have been no such complaints from Solskjaer – but – though he will certainly be wishing his journey schedule was just like Watford’s.
Because it stands, Javi Gracia’s Hornets will solely journey 30 miles – though that’s more likely to improve with the membership set to return to Austria for a coaching camp.
That’s the most excessive instance, however United (19,845 miles complete) will nonetheless be travelling much more than any of their rivals.
Tottenham (14,815m) are their nearest travellers however are a full 5,030 miles behind.
That is virtually the gap for a single journey from Manchester to social gathering capital Las Vegas, a 10hr 45min flight.