CARSON, Calif. (Sunday, July 9, 2017) – Manchester United announced today the team’s roster traveling for their United States preseason tour, which will kick off this Saturday, July 15 at StubHub Center with a match against the LA Galaxy (7 p.m. PT; ESPN). Tickets to the match are available for sale now at www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.
Manchester United’s traveling roster will feature some of the world’s most talented and recognizable players, including midfielder Paul Pogba, midfielder Juan Mata, forward Anthony Martial, goalkeeper David de Gea, midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and midfielder Marouane Fellaini, among others. Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku is also expected to join the club as well in Los Angeles. The club announced that it had agreed to terms Everton and Lukaku would join the club such to a medical and personal terms.
Founded in 1878, the Red Devils have competed in the top flight of English soccer since 1938, with the exception of the 1974/75 season. Led by renowned Portuguese manager José Mourinho, Manchester United are one of the world’s most recognized clubs due to their unparalleled success in England and in European competition. United have won 20 English First Division titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cup titles, three European Cups and a FIFA Club World Cup. Manchester United were also the first team in English history to win the treble of the Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.
The Red Devils will open its preseason facing the LA Galaxy at the Stub Hub Center on July 15 before facing Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium on July 17.
The club will then open its participation in the International Champions Cup Presented by Heineken with the first Manchester Derby to take place outside of England. The Red Devils will face Manchester City on July 20 at NRG Stadium in Houston before facing Real Madrid on July 23 in a meeting of European champions at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The Europa League winner will then face FC Barcelona in FedExField in Washington D.C. on July 26. Since 2002, the LA Galaxy have hosted numerous international exhibition matches at StubHub Center against teams from around the world, including Manchester City, Real Madrid, Tottenham and Chelsea, among others.
MANCHESTER UNITED ROSTER
Goalkeepers (3): David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Joel Pereira Defenders (12): Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw, Demi Mitchell
Midfielders (10): Michael Carrick, Ashley Young, Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Jesse Lindgard. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Scott McTominay, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata, Andreas Pereira
Forwards (2): Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial
NOTE: Please note that the accreditation deadline to cover LA Galaxy-Manchester United at StubHub Center ends today, Sunday, July 9, at 6 p.m. PT (www.lagalaxy.com/credentials). No late credential applications will be accepted.
Tickets for the international friendly at StubHub Center between LA Galaxy and Manchester United on Saturday, July 15 are available for purchase now. Fans can go to www.lagalaxy.com/summer or call 877.3GALAXY (342.5299) to secure their tickets.
LA Galaxy single-game tickets for the remainder of the 2017 MLS season are also available for purchase. Galaxy fans can go to www.lagalaxy.com/tickets or call 877.3GALAXY (342.5299) for information, purchasing, and special offers.