Manchester United morning news: Youngster Joe Riley awarded; Nani sent off

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Manchester United’s youngsters won the Mercedes-Benz Junior Cup at the weekend, after a penalty shoot-out win against German side VfB Stuttgart.

The eight-team, six-a-side tournament took place inside two days and United improved on 2014’s competition, when they finished third.

This time victories against Hoffenheim and Grasshoppers saw them reach the final, before Joe Riley was awarded Player of the Tournament.

In other news, United loanee Nani made his return from injury for Sporting Lisbon on Saturday, but he will ultimately want to forget the encounter.

The winger played in Sporting’s 3-0 win against Estoril but was sent off for two bookable offences, dismissed two minutes into injury time.

It remains to be seen if the Portuguese international has a future at Old Trafford but he will want to make headlines for the right reasons in the second half of the campaign.

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