Liverpool Fans Hire Plane To Fly Over Manchester United’s Training Camp In Perth
Manchester United's training camp in Australia was gatecrashed by Liverpool fans flying a banner overhead with a cheeky message.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side trained at the WACA Ground in Perth with a banner that read "Liverpool 6x European Champions" circling in the sky above.
Liverpool fans have chosen an unsubtle way to gatecrash mufc's training session here in Perth today pic.twitter.com/Bz8jplHULl
- Paul Hirst (@hirstclass) July 11, 2019
Banner being flown over the WACA before Man Utd train here in front of 12,000 this evening. 'Liverpool FC 6 x European champions'. #mufc pic.twitter.com/ZqQ231Sujs
- Chris Wheeler (@ChrisWheelerDM) July 11, 2019
It appears the cheeky fan has splashed a considerable amount of cash to troll Solskjaer's side ahead of the new season.
According to local agency Air Ads, a two-hour flight with an advertising message costs AU$1,150 (£640).
United took part in an open training session at the WACA ahead of their first game of the tour against Perth Glory on Saturday 13 July.
Solskjaer's side will then come up against rivals Leeds United on Wednesday 17 July.
Perhaps the plane message will be more of a motivation that anything else.
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Liverpool proving once again that Man United lives rent-free in their heads by flying a plane banner over United's open training session. #20Times pic.twitter.com/eQVEnA0sXR
- Connor Ross (@ConnorAR97) July 11, 2019
It has been an eventful few days in Perth, to say the least.
The tour appeared to take a sour turn on Monday when Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard 'clashed' in the street.
Pogba, who has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in recent weeks, exchanged words Lingard and many presumed by their body language that tensions were high.
Did Lindelof just have to break up something between Pogba and Lingard?! :flushed::sweat_smile: I've slowed it down for a closer look. #mufc pic.twitter.com/LVSp4SaGZC
- Noelle Francisco (@Nfrancisco90) July 8, 2019
The brief exchange between the pair left plenty of fans talking on social media but 24 hours after the clip went viral, new footage of the incident emerged online.
It clearly shows Pogba and Lingard laughing and joking around shortly after Victor Lindelof threw his arms around the French midfielder.
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