By Jack Gaughan for MailOnline
Published: 23:24 BST, 19 August 2019 | Updated: 23:29 BST, 19 August 2019
A collective wince could be felt from the away end when Daniel James went haring off to halt Raul Jimenez’s progress as Wolves set off on the break.
James was on a booking by this point, when possession ran free and Wolves looked to launch a counter attack.
The night was not exactly going to plan – the yellow card for simulation – and James, a youngster so desperate to impress when he scampered towards Jimenez.
Daniel James will prove an asset to Manchester United with his speed after starting at Wolves
The way his full Manchester United debut was going, this had all the hallmarks of a daft foul from behind and then the second yellow to follow. Don’t do it; don’t clip him.
But that fear is to forget about this guy’s pace, something Ole Gunnar Solskjaer described as ‘the X-Factor’.
The Wolves striker was 10 yards clear – no distance for James, whose dart was so quick he ended up the other side of his target, using his body to retain possession on halfway and halt a dangerous phase of play.
He really is lightning and that will benefit United not only