MANCHESTER UNITED fans were amused to see Marcel Sabitzer score FIVE times during a pre-season match for Bayern Munich.
The midfielder spent the second half of last season on loan at Old Trafford.
ReutersMarcel Sabitzer made 18 appearances for Manchester United last season[/caption]
He missed the FA Cup final through injury, before returning to parent club Bayern.
Thomas Tuchel’s side kicked off their pre-season campaign with a trip to local amateur side FC Rottach-Egern.
The Bundesliga champions showed their lowly opponents no mercy, smashing them 27-0.
Three different players scored five times on the day – with Sabitzer emulating Jamal Musiala and Mathys Tel.
Serge Gnabry grabbed himself a hat-trick – while Alphonso Davies, Konrad Laimer, Noussair Mazraoui, Dayot Upamecano, Leroy Sane, Raphael Guerreiro, Ryan Gravenberch, Kinglsey Coman and Sadio Mane completing the rout.
After learning of Sabitzer’s friendly exploits, one United fan wrote: “Sabitzer with 5 goals, bring that boy back!”
While a second joked: “That sabitzer guy getting 5 goals. He might be worth a look for united.”
A third wrote “Sabitzer” followed by three crying emojis.
And a fourth tweeted: “Sabitzer is cookinggggg Ten hag masterclass transformed the player.”
SunSport revealed in April that United’s chances of retaining Sabitzer would hinge on Bayern reducing their £25million asking price.
The Austrian, 29, has two years remaining on his contract at Allianz Arena.
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GettySabitzer, 29, is under contract at Bayern until 2025[/caption]