Manchester United Vs Real Salt Lake : Nigerian International Midfielder In Line To Feature
Published: July 16, 2017
Manchester United Vs Real Salt Lake : Nigerian International Midfielder In Line To FeatureNigeria national-teamer Sunday Stephen is in line to feature at the Rio Tinto Stadium when Premier League powerhouse Manchester United tackle Real Salt Lake in a pre-season friendly on Monday, July 17th (local time).

The central midfielder will be relishing the prospect of facing one of his former teammates, Red Devils number eight Juan Mata.

Sunny and Mata both represented Spain at the 2007 Fifa U20 World Cup in Canada, and both started Spain's 4-2 win over Brazil in the second round along with former Manchester United defender Gerard Piqué.

The former Valencia midfielder has switched his international allegiance to Nigeria but has not been called up to the national team for close to seven years.

Sunday Stephen has started ten games in Major League Soccer so far this season.

Igho Kingsley

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