Photo: New Man United signing’s heartfelt message to supporters

Eric Bailly has a special message for Manchester United fans

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Eric Bailly has taken to social media to reveal his delight at being named man of the match in Manchester United’s Community Shield win over Leicester City on Sunday.

The defender was in impressive form for the Red Devils as he helped Jose Mourinho’s men notch up a 2-1 win over the Premier League champions and kick off their season with a trophy.

Bailly joined United from Villarreal earlier in the summer transfer window as Mourinho’s first signing since his appointment as the club’s new manager.

And the defender was clearly honoured to play such a big part in helping United lift their first trophy of the season at Wembley.

Bailly posted the photo montage above on his personal Instagram account and wrote: “Winners!! First title as a Red Devil!! Thank you for the Man of the Match. This is a very happy day!!”

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United and Bailly will now turn their attentions towards their Premier League opener against Bournemouth next Sunday as they look to get their top-flight campaign off to a winning start.

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