(Video) Man United fans compare youth star to Messi following highlights vs. Derby

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Manchester United was in pre-season action over the weekend when they took on Derby County in a friendly at Pride Park.

Coming into the game, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would have been hoping to get a good look at his squad ahead of next season.

Despite several key first-team players still being away on holiday, including Euros 2020 finalist Luke Shaw, the Red Devils were able to bag an impressive 2-1 win.

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Goals came from young wingers Tahith Chong and Facundo Pellistri with the pick of the bunch arguably being the South American’s.

In light of what was a hugely impressive performance, selections of Manchester United fans have taken to their social media to hail the youngster with some even cheekily comparing to footballing great and six-time Ballon d’Or winner – Lionel Messi.

Pictures courtesy of MUTV

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