Video: Manchester United star Antonio Valencia with filthy skill in Ecuador training

Manchester United’s players will all be determined to impress difficult-to-please new manager Jose Mourinho when they return for pre-season training.

And Antonio Valencia has started his campaign to persuade the Special One that he is worthy of a future at Old Trafford early, while in training with Ecuador.

Check out this outrageous first touch from the 30-year-old wideman. His pal pings him a cross-field ball which Valencia effortlessly controls on the Cruyff turn!

Disfrutando de este lindo entrenamiento, con mi compa @7_cgoficial Ecuador

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Valencia is one of the longest serving players at United, winning two Premier League titles and one FA Cup and Capital One Cup apiece since joining from Wigan Athletic in 2009.

The last few of his seven years with the Red Devils have largely been spent at right-back, but this video is a reminder to Mourinho that Valencia still has his old winger skills in his locker.

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