Man United new signing reveals his late dad drives him
Leagues Tables

News

Leagues

Matches

Betting
Man United new signing reveals his late dad drives him

Man United new signing reveals his late dad drives him

21 Jul 2019, 20:00

New Man United acquisition Daniel James feels the pain of his father's death drives him as he looks to hit the ground running for his new side ahead of the new campaign.

James's father Kevan died in May, aged 60, three weeks before the 21-year-old Wales winger joined United for £15M from Swansea.

"Every day, I miss him," said James after United’s win over Inter. "He always drove me on when he was here. "There are times when I am a bit down about it but what he would say is just keep playing and working hard."

James largely impressed during United's 1-0 pre-season win over Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday.

Mistakes

There were a few mistakes, including the first-half shot he blazed wide from Victor Lindelof's lay-off but he has twice been singled out for praise on United's tour of Australia and Asia by his new manager Old Gunnar Solskjaer.

James is not reading anything into his selection in the Norwegian's starting line-up to face Inter, in what was the first significant game of the four-match trip.

"It is pleasing but there are three more games to the start of the season," he said.

Read More: KWPL Weekend Results 

 

Related news
related/article
💰 Nine facts that will help you win money on the first full EPL weekend
Betting Previews
💰 Nine facts that will help you win money on the first full EPL weekend
10 Aug 2019, 10:05
Jurgen Klopp heaps praise on Super Cup hero Adrian
English Premier League
Jurgen Klopp heaps praise on Super Cup hero Adrian
15 Aug 2019, 07:00
Hazard takes on Ronaldo's No. 7 jersey at Real Madrid
Laliga
Hazard takes on Ronaldo's No. 7 jersey at Real Madrid
09 Aug 2019, 20:55
Transfer gossip: Sanchez agrees deal to join Inter Milan, Everton offered chance to sign Franck Ribery
English Premier League
Transfer gossip: Sanchez agrees deal to join Inter Milan, Everton offered chance to sign Franck Ribery
14 hours ago
AFC Leopards squad to face Yanga
Kenya Premier League
AFC Leopards squad to face Yanga
10 hours ago