We’re not even at the end of June yet but Manchester United’s FIFA 17 player ratings have already emerged online.
Leaked multiplayer footage from E3, recorded last week and posted on YouTube, features a match between the Red Devils and French champions Paris Saint-Germain.
Eagle-eyed FIFA fans have not only noted subtle changes with the game mechanics, but also the player ratings. (Scroll down to see them).
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Unsurprisingly, David de Gea possesses the best rating on the new version of FIFA: a hugely respectable 87.
Wayne Rooney weighs in with an 85 rating, followed by Juan Mata (83), Chris Smalling (83), Ander Herrera (81), Michael Carrick (80) and Daley Blind (79).
Zlatan could take Rashford's place upfront
Ashley Young and Memphis Depay have also been handed 79 ratings, which is marginally higher than the 78 issued to Anthony Martial.
Marcus Rashford, who leads the line in the FIFA 17 video, has a very modest rating of 73 - surely United’s first-choice centre-forward deserves a higher score?
However, there’s a chance Rashford will need to settle for a place on the bench next season - or possibly a place out on the right wing - with Zlatan Ibrahimovic poised to sign a one-year deal with the Premier League giants after Euro 2016.
The Swedish striker is set to undergo a medical with United after this summer’s international tournament, having already agreed personal terms.
Manchester United’s FIFA 17 player ratings
David de Gea: 87
Antonio Valencia: 75
Chris Smalling: 83
Daley Blind: 79
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson: 67
Michael Carrick: 80
Jesse Lingard: 74
Juan Mata: 83
Wayne Rooney: 85
Anthony Martial: 78
Marcus Rashford: 73
Ander Herrera: 81
Ashley Young: 79
Memphis Depay: 79
Andreas Pereira: 69
Video: FIFA 17 footage
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