Asensio calls De Gea 'Karius' during Real Madrid's friendly with Manchester United

Asensio calls De Gea 'Karius' during Real Madrid's friendly with Manchester United

- Marco Asensio trolls David De Gea by calling him Karius in a pre-season friendly

- The incident was caught on camera in the tunnel when Real Madrid played United

- Liverpool fans have vented their anger on social media on Los Blancos youngster

Real Madrid's Marco Asensio has been caught on camera trolling Loris Karius in the tunnel during pre-season friendly with Manchester United.

The Spanish international was heard shouting 'Karius, Karius' at his compatriot in a bid to poke fun at him, and Liverpool fans are not happy.

Karius made two costly errors in the Reds' Champions League defeat to Real Madrid last season as Los Blancos claimed victory in Kiev.

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The German goalie does not appear to have regained his confidence since the incident as he broke down in tears on the pitch after the match.

Liverpool splashed out a world-record fee of £67m for Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson in this summer's transfer window.

Karius' future is yet to be decided at Anfield, but the 25-year-old is not just falling into the shadows at Liverpool, as the footage of Asensio proves.

It remains unclear why the Real Madrid youngster shouted 'Karius, Karius' at his Spanish teammate David De Gea.

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It could be because the normally brilliant Manchester United keeper was far from his best at the World Cup for Spai, after making mistakes of his own.

Liverpool fans are not happy with the footage and many have made their voices heard on social media.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Manchester United ended their frosty US tour on a winning note after defeating European champions Real Madrid 2-1 in a thrilling preseason friendly played at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium .

United star goalkeeper David De Gea earned a recall to the squad during the clash with new-signing Fred being handed his first start by Jose Mourinho.

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