Manchester United will travel to Sweden to face Turkish giants Galatasaray as part of the club’s Tour 2016, presented by Aon.
United will head to Gothenburg for the team’s final overseas game ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League campaign, when the Reds face Turkish Super League side Galatasaray at the Ullevi Stadium on Saturday 30 July, kick-off 7.30pm (local time).
Before the short trip to Scandinavia, Jose Mourinho’s men will compete in the International Champions Cup in China, facing Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday 22 July, before the match against rivals Manchester City in Beijing on Monday 25 July.
Commenting on the club’s summer plans, United’s executive vice chairman, Ed Woodward, said: “The team has a valuable combination of domestic and overseas games against tough European opposition.
“Playing games across a number of countries allows our tremendous fans the opportunity to watch the team play, and importantly the number of games allows the manager and team the best opportunity to prepare for the coming season.”
Chief executive officer of Aon Sweden, Jacob Schlawitz, stated: “At Aon, we are working with our partners to help them empower results and sustain success on their journey to greatness. We are proud to be a presenting partner of the Manchester United Tour 2016, and look forward to welcoming the club to Sweden.”
Tickets for the clash at the 43,000-seater Ullevi Stadium will be available from 11am UK time on Friday 1 July 2016, for all supporters in the UK and beyond. Fans need to visit: www.ticketmaster.se.
Following the games in China and Sweden, United will face Everton at Old Trafford on Wednesday 3 August in Wayne Rooney’s Testimonial Match, followed by the Community Shield tie against Leicester City at Wembley Stadium.
A full schedule of the club’s pre-season plans, along with all the latest news on tickets and travel, can be found at: www.ManUtd.com/Tour2016