New signing; Eric Bailly, coming through for the Red Devils

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Eric Bailly featured for Manchester United against Galatasaray in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.

However, Manchester United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to Eric Bailly’s impressive performance against Galatasaray on Saturday at the Ullevi Stadium.

The 22-year-old defender started the game and played for 67 minutes, as the Red Devils registered a 5-2 win.

The Ivory Coast international centre-back played well for Jose Mourinho’s side and showed his quality

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Bailly joined United from Spanish club Villarreal on a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further two years last month, as announced on the Premier League outfit’s official website

Prior to this match, Eric Bailly admits he chose Manchester United over Manchester City this summer.

The former Villarreal defender has shown impressive pre-season action for his new club.images (8)

Bailly in an interview with the Sun said: “I signed for United because I like Mourinho, as simple as that. “I wanted to play for someone who works very hard. I didn’t speak to Pep Guardiola but the ‘second’ manager called me and Mourinho called me as well.

“He said come and play for me. I prefer Mourinho, in part because of Didier Drogba, who Mourinho worked with.

“I have played with Didier in the Ivory Coast, he is a friend and he told me, ‘Jose did this for me, Jose did that for me’.

“Yaya also called me and said come to City. But once Jose spoke to me and Didier gave me advice, I knew straight away I wanted to play for images (2)

Manchester United has had a very good transfer window this season having already signed Eric Bailey from Spain, Zlatan Ibrahimovic for free and Mkhitaryan from Germany.

However, newly appointed manager Jose Mourinho wants a complete squad overhaul and is looking to make more changes to his squad in the coming days.images (3)

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