ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – On Tuesday Manchester United announced details of the travelling squad for the Guinness International Champions Cup.
Fresh off their World Cup runs, Wayne Rooney (England), David De Gea (Spain), Shinji Kagawa (Japan) and Juan Mata (Spain) will all be in attendance during the tour.
New manager Louis van Gaal, who is currently coaching Holland at the World Cup, will make his Manchester United coaching debut during the Guinness International Champions Cup.
New signees Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw will also make the trip and play their first matches for United.
“We’re delighted to have such a strong travelling squad for our pre-season tour to the United States,” said Assistant Manager Ryan Giggs. “These tours give the squad a great opportunity to not only prepare physically for the season ahead, but to bond as a group – something that is even more significant with the new manager and players coming in.”
The Red Devils will open their US tour against the LA Galaxy and then take on AS Roma at Sports Authority Field in Denver on Saturday, July 26. The squad will then face Inter Milan at Fed Ex Field in Washington DC and Real Madrid at the University of Michigan on Saturday, Aug. 2. If United makes the final of the competition, they will play at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium on Monday, Aug. 4.