Manchester United And Liverpool In Line For US Meeting In From Of 107,000 Fans
Manchester United and Liverpool look set to take their rivalry to the United States in the summer.
According to the reports, the two titans of English football will meet at the second-largest stadium in the world, the Michigan Stadium or 'the Big House' as it is more commonly known as.
Liverpool & Manchester United are set to clash in pre-season at the Michigan Stadium. :flag_us:- Team FA (@TeamFA) March 30, 2018
It's the second biggest stadium in the world & holds 107,000 fans :cold_sweat: pic.twitter.com/mMy35mNpPP
Official confirmation will follow in the next fortnight but Jurgen Klopp's squad will be in the States from July 20 to July 28 and will play three matches. (Echo)- Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) March 30, 2018
Manchester United will travel to America this summer for their pre season and are set to play Liverpool in Michigan at the Big House. Real Madrid and AC Milan are also possible opponents on tour. Confirmation next week. #MUFC- Man Utd Update (@MufcDevilUpdate) March 30, 2018
As per James Pearce from Liverpool Echo, the lucrative friendly is to be part of the International Champions Cup tournament, with the game poised to take place at some point between 20 and 28 July, which is when Liverpool will be in the US.
They will also play runaway Premier League leaders, and their next Champions League opponents, Manchester City. That game is reportedly slated for 25 July in New Jersey.
The two sides met at the Yankees Stadium in New York in 2014, with the 82,000 Metlife Stadium likely to play host to the exciting fixture this time around.
Roma, Mohamed Salah's former club, are also being touted as potential opponents. The Giallorossi and Liverpool locked horns in St Louis, Missouri two years ago.