Photo: Man United defender visits Machu Picchu with his girlfriend

Chris Smalling continued his tour of Peru with his girlfriend on Tuesday...

Chris Smalling is clearly making the most of his summer holidays as he recharges his batteries ahead of the new Premier League season.

The Manchester United defender is currently on holiday in Peru with his girlfriend Sam Cooke and on Tuesday visited the Incan citadel Machu Picchu.

Smalling and his partner could not help but jump for joy in front of a breathtaking backdrop as they continued their summer break.

Cooke posted the picture above on his Instagram account on Tuesday afternoon and wrote: “Machu Picchu with @smalling ❤️”

The 25-year-old defender scored four goals in 29 appearances in all competitions for Manchester United last season.

Smalling has played 148 games in all competitions for the Red Devils since his move from Fulham in 2010.

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Meanwhile, United defender Luke Shaw took to Instagram on Tuesday afternoon to reveal that he was heading back to Manchester United ahead of their pre-season reparations.

The Red Devils finished fourth in Louis van Gaal’s first season at the club.

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