“One thing for sure is, every time you put a kit on with the Manchester United badge on it, you don’t need much spurring on,
“ stated the England international.
“You know how big the club is, the history it has got, and it’s such a big, iconic club. If you can’t get motivated to win a game of football for this club then you’re in the wrong sport, to be honest.
“It’s disappointing not to play in front of your fans,” he continued.
“But we know they’re going to be in front of their TV screens, watching us, shouting for us, and the main thing is we want to put smiles back on their faces.”