Manchester United have confirmed they are going to play non-league Wrexham AFC as a part of their summer time tour to the US.
Wrexham, a Nationwide League facet, are closing in on promotion to the Soccer League and owned by Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, who accomplished a $2.5 million takeover in November 2020.
United boss Erik ten Hag is predicted to offer an opportunity to the membership’s youth gamers, together with their academy prospects.
What’s the match?
It’s a pre-season pleasant between Manchester United and Wrexham.
When does the match happen?
The match is scheduled to happen on July 25.
The place is the match going down?
The match will happen on the Snapdragon Stadium, San Diego.
What TV channel is it on?
That is but to be confirmed however is prone to be on Manchester United’s MUTV channel
What have the 2 golf equipment stated?
United soccer director John Murtough stated:
Pre-season excursions are at all times a fantastic event to offer alternatives for our most promising younger academy gamers to realize priceless expertise within the first-team atmosphere, and this match in opposition to Wrexham is a superb instance of that.
Manchester United has a historical past of nurturing and selling youth and it is a likelihood for not solely Erik but in addition our US supporters to evaluate the homegrown expertise that’s growing inside our academy, and hopefully to have the ability to say, ‘I noticed him right here first’ if a few of these gamers go on to determine themselves as first-team regulars.
Wrexham supervisor Phil Parkinson added:
We’re wanting ahead to with the ability to play in the US for the primary time within the membership’s historical past.
The tour will probably be a superb alternative for us to arrange for the 2023/24 season and the match in opposition to Manchester United will probably be a aggressive fixture and a very good take a look at for us as we look forward to the brand new marketing campaign.
We get pleasure from welcoming supporters from the US to the Racecourse Floor, and we’re wanting ahead to with the ability to play in entrance of a few of these new followers on American soil in the summertime.