Photo: Man United star Phil Jones takes risky hilltop snap

Manchester United defender Phil Jones isn't afraid of taking risks on and off the pitch

Step away from the edge, Phil Photo: Phil Jones/Instagram

Louis van Gaal will be pulling his hair out after Manchester United defender Phil Jones posed for a risky-looking snap on Thursday afternoon.

The England international has earned a reputation for being something of a die-hard defender since breaking through at Blackburn Rovers in 2011.

Jones, unforgettably, tackled Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud with a diving header earlier this season, leaving social media in shocked awe.

The United centre-half is living up to his daredevil reputation on his summer holidays after Jones posed on the edge of a wall overlooking a severe drop.

Jones posted the above snap which prompted plenty of his Instagram followers to urge the England man to step away from the edge.

The 23-year-old made 22 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils under Louis van Gaal last season.

Jones racked up 1,879 minutes of first-team football last term, although the defender was inhibited by a series of injury setbacks.

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The United centre-half has scored five goals in 185 appearances in all competitions for the 20-time English champions since his £16m move to Old Trafford in 2011.

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