Man United news LIVE: All the reaction to Erik ten Hag’s side drawing Newcastle in the Carabao Cup and Mason Greenwood bags an assist on first Getafe start


Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for the latest updates and news from Old Trafford on Thursday as Manchester United draw Newcastle in the Carabao Cup and Mason Greenwood bags an assist on first Getafe start.

Former United star takes up rugby

A former Manchester United star has tried his hand at rugby after linking up with the France national side.

In a viral video, the former goalkeeper can be seen kicking a conversion with the help of France kicking coach Vlok Cilliers.

The World Cup winner impressed coaches as he fired his effort through the posts on the training pitch, before laughing with the staff shortly afterwards.

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United drawn against Newcastle in Carabao Cup

Newcastle are going to have to do it the hard way if they want to be successful in the Carabao Cup this year after being drawn against Manchester United in the fourth round in a repeat of last year’s final.

Eddie Howe’s side knocked out treble winners Manchester City on Wednesday, beating Pep Guardiola’s outfit 1-0 at St James’ Park thanks to an Aleksander Isak goal as jubilant scenes went around the ground at full time.

They will be hoping to build on what has been so far a successful project under Howe, and go one step further than last season after they lost 2-0 at Wembley to Erik ten Hag’s side.

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Good Morning

And welcome to Mail Sport’s Manchester United live blog on Thursday.

Be sure to stay with us for all the latest news from Old Trafford as Erik ten Hag’s side build up to the weekend’s clash with Crystal Palace.