Manchester United are all set to visit United States of America for their pre-season tour this summer. Earlier today it was announced that, this year’s pre-season International Champions Cup tournament will be played in the USA as well.
The teams for this mega-event has been finalized as well and it gives all the USA football fans an amazing opportunity to witness the games like Manchester United vs Barcelona, Manchester United vs Chelsea and Manchester United vs PSG.
Teams taking part in the International Champions cup are Barcelona, Chelsea, Club America, Fiorentina, LA Galaxy, Porto, PSG, San Jose Earthquakes, New York Red Bulls and Manchester United.
USA will witness the likes of Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Eden Hazard and Zlatan Ibrahimovic exhibit their skills in the pre-season tour. Without a doubt, this will be the biggest cub tournament USA have played host to in their history.
Manchester United are the current holders of this epic tournament. Man United enjoyed a phenomenal Champions cup last season by beating the likes of AS Roma (3-2) and Real Madrid (3-1) in the group stage. Their impressive run saw them make the final with ease where they faced their arch nemesis Liverpool.
Manchester United made a light work of Liverpool in the final, as they beat their Merseyside rivals 3-1 with goals coming from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard. United will go in to their pre-season on a high since they are all but confirmed to take part in next season’s Champions league and are set for an impressive run in the Premier League.
Louis Van Gaal has got his wish of United playing a shorter pre-season in US and coming back to England in time to have enough time to prepare for the next season. As a result of which, International Champions cup will be the only major competition United will take part in their pre-season tour.