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Manchester United pictured warming up for Cup match in a public car park

By Kevin Palmer

Published 21/09/2016

Jose Mourinho takes his Manchester United side to Northampton Town for EFL Cup tie
Jose Mourinho takes his Manchester United side to Northampton Town for EFL Cup tie

Manchester United appear to have been caught on camera doing a stretching session in a hotel car park ahead of their EFL Cup tie against Northampton Town on Wednesday night.

United are reported to be staying in the four-star Daventry Court Hotel and without a training pitch to have a final stretch before the cup tie, manager Jose Mourinho appears to have been conducting an impromptu session in a car park.

The sight of international soccer superstars Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba being put through their paces at the back of a Northampton hotel has quickly become the subject of ridicule on Twitter, yet this may just be loosen out some of his players after their two and a half hour coach drive down from Manchester.

A sell-out crowd set to watch a game that is being hailed as one of the biggest in the club’s history and after a hat-trick of defeats for Man Utd against Manchester City, Feyenoord and Watford in recent days,.

Mourinho knows he dare not fall victim to a cup giant killing against one of English football’s minnows.

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