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Lingard offers something different to Fernandes, Matic and Mata still have plenty to offer and Brentford can cause a stir in the Premier League... FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED from Manchester United's thrilling friendly draw with the Bees at Old Trafford

Andreas Pereira's outrageous volley lit up Manchester United's 2-2 friendly draw with Premier League new boys Brentford in front of 30,000 fans at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

It was a match of great goals, started by 19-year-old Anthony Elanga before Brentford's Shandon Baptiste hit a swerving volleyed effort that went in off the woodwork.

Pereira's stunning goal early in the second half was the pick of the bunch but it did not prove the winner as substitute Bryan Mbeumo curled home smartly to ensure it finished all square.

Here, Sportsmail picks out five things we learned from the game as the new Premier League season approaches.