Picture: Manchester United training under Jose Mourinho looks a very happy place to be…

Jose Mourinho has a reputation for being a bit of a disciplinarian; a stern task-master. It is part of what makes him one of the best managers in the world.

But that doesn’t mean that the Special One does not allow a bit of fun in training, as evidenced by this picture from Manchester United’s pre-season tour of China.

Defensive starlet Timothy Fosu-Mensah uploaded this Instagram of several players piling onto captain Wayne Rooney in training. They look like they are having a ball!

Timothy Fosu-Mensah Instagram

Another promising sign for United fans from this picture is that their best young players are mixing with senior members like Rooney, which suggests a great team spirit.

The Red Devils face English champions Leicester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on August 7, before beginning their Premier League season with a trip to Bournemouth.

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