These 3 Manchester United players have a point to prove to Erik ten Hag

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Manchester United’s pre-season training commences today ahead of the start of the Premier League season in August.

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag will welcome only around 14 or 15 players to the training ground for the start of pre-season today.

Manchester United players involved in internationals this month aren’t expected back at the club for pre-season until next week.

Ten Hag will have enough players available this week to begin the process of getting them up to speed and ready to go when the new season begins in just under seven weeks.

According to Manchester Evening News, David de Gea, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw, have a good idea of their roles under Ten Hag.

Others, like Eric Bailly, Axel Tuanzebe, Phil Jones and Anthony Martial are expected to leave Manchester United before the end of the summer transfer window.

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Donny van de Beek all have points to prove to Ten Hag during pre-season this summer.

Sancho’s debut Manchester United season was underwhelming while Rashford struggled to hit top form last season.

Van de Beek has struggled to make an impact at Manchester United since his move from Ajax.

Rashford, Van de Beek and Sancho are all reportedly determined to make the most of a long pre-season to show their worth to Ten Hag.

Meanwhile, Daily Express journalist Ryan Taylor has now revealed what Manchester United must do to sign Antony from Ajax.

Taylor believes Manchester United and Ajax are £20million apart in the valuation of Antony.

According to Taylor, Manchester United will be able to sign Antony this summer if a bid of £60million is submitted to Ajax.

Taylor told GIVEMESPORT: “I think there is leverage to do a deal, but only if United pay what’s required.

“At the moment, that looks to be closer to £60million than the £40million that United would be willing to offer.

“I think United need to up the ante in their pursuit of new signings because the longer the window rumbles on, the more selling clubs are going to be looking to pull the wool over their eyes in terms of asking prices.

“They need to get a move on because they’re so far behind these other clubs. They can’t afford to waste too long on the likes of Frenkie de Jong. There’s certainly other areas of the squad that need reinforcements.”