Published: 16:09 EDT, 12 July 2017 | Updated: 02:34 EDT, 13 July 2017
Jose Mourinho has ordered the organisers of Manchester United’s summer tour of America to keep pictures of individual players off the team bus.
Mourinho feels that singling out stars to market United’s five-game trip could be divisive for the rest of the squad.
In China last summer, United’s bus carried images of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw, Marcus Rashford and Mourinho himself.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has ordered tour organisers to keep images of individual players off the team bus during the summer tour of America
Anthony Martial was one of several players who featured on the club’s bus in China last year
The current United coach features no players as the club prepares for the tour of America
But the United boss, who slept on the floor in economy on the flight out to the Far East 12 months ago rather than sit apart from his coaching staff in first class, believes that every player should be included on the posters or none at all.
United’s bus here in LA carries the simple message ‘The Unmissable Tour’ as the team travel between their base at the Montage hotel and the UCLA training complex.
The Red Devils take on LA Galaxy in their first friendly game of the summer on Saturday.
United’s new £75million striker Romelu Lukaku is expected to feature against LA Galaxy