Man United and Man City to meet in China
23 March 2016, 17:31
London - Manchester United and Manchester City will face off
in China in July as part of the International Champions Cup (ICC) friendly
tournament, the English Premier League rivals announced on Wednesday.
The teams will meet at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium on July
25, in what will be one of City's first matches under incoming manager Pep
Guardiola, who replaces Manuel Pellegrini at the season's end.
United will also play Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on July
22, with City taking on the German side in Shenzhen six days later.
Also read: Man United announce China tour in July
"I think it's great news we're coming on tour to
China," former United captain Nemanja Vidic told MUTV.
"We have so many followers in the country, over 100
million fans, and it's good to visit them and spend some time with them.
They're really passionate about United."
Other teams involved in the ICC games include Barcelona,
Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, Liverpool
and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Premier League leaders Leicester City.
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