Manchester United fans haven’t seen much of Zoran Tosic, who is currently representing Serbia in the U-21 European Championships, since he joined the club in the January transfer window. However, following Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure, he’s likely to get a lot more first team action.

He has today confessed that he wasn’t impressed with getting kicked around when playing with the Reserves, but insists that he is now used to it and is looking forward to the pre-season ahead.

“In a few games for the reserves, the players kicked me and I was wondering what is going on – I am going home, I cannot play here,” said Tosic. “Then I got through that, and now it’s normal for me. My best position is on the wing, either one. My left foot is stronger but I can play on the right and come inside. The people from Manchester think I can play better on the left side.”

Our first two matches of the pre-season are against a Malaysian XI and Indonesian XI, before taking on FC Seoul and Hangzhou Greentown. Tosic is likely to feature in these games and is looking forward to it.

“When we go on tour I hope I’m going to get a chance and I’m ready,” he added. “I want to try to have a breakthrough. Everybody’s wondering if I can replace Ryan Giggs, if I can adapt to the tempo. I’m not bothered by that, really. I’ve never been afraid in my life, and I’m not afraid now.”