• Kyodo


Japan international Shinji Kagawa failed to make an impact after coming on as a second-half substitute Tuesday in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Valencia, the club’s final warmup ahead of the new Premier League season.

He came on for Juan Mata just after the hour mark but was unable to impress and didn’t put forward a case for a place in the starting lineup for next Saturday’s season opener at home against Swansea City.

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