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Man Utd defender Bailly: This Sevilla star my best friend in football

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has revealed his best friend in football.

The Ivory Coast international, currently on Africa Cup of Nations duty with his country, says his biggest pal is Joan Jordan, the Sevilla midfielder.

The 26-year-old Spaniard came through the system at Espanyol, progressing from the B team, while Eric was also with the club before our centre-back left for Villarreal in 2015.

“My best friend is Joan Jordan," he told Inside United. “The no.24 from Sevilla. He is my best friend in football and outside football. After that, I love all my team-mates - Juan [Mata], Bruno [Fernandes], Paul [Pogba], Anthony Martial. Everybody is important here in Manchester."

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