Manchester visit for Maradona

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Argentina legend Diego Maradona paid a visit to Manchester United's Carrington training ground on Friday morning as part of a whistle-stop tour of the north-west as he takes the first steps in his role as national team coach.

Maradona was the surprise recent appointment as Argentina boss but has already identified United striker Carlos Tevez and Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano as key men in his revolution, which begins with a friendly against Scotland at Hampden Park on November 19.

It is expected Maradona will meet both players, plus their respective managers Sir Alex Ferguson and Rafael Benitez, having already visited Real Madrid's Argentinian stars this week.

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