By Abraham Jonah, Managing Editor, Middle East
(Sundiata Post) – Apart from Manchester United’s travel to Norway this summer as part of the Club’s Tour 2017, presented by Aon, the club will head to Oslo where they will face Norwegian club Valerenga IF at the Ullevaal Stadium on Sunday 30 July, kick-off 7.00pm (local time).
Before the short trip to Scandinavia, Jose Mourinho’s men will head to the USA to face MLS sides LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, before competing in the International Champions Cup with games against Manchester City and Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Commenting on the Club’s summer plans, Manchester United’s Executive Vice Chairman, Ed Woodward, said: “The team will have access to top class facilities and the number of games this summer ensures that the manager and squad have the best opportunity to prepare for the coming season.
“Playing games across a number of locations gives our unrivalled fans the opportunity to watch the team play, with the club being fortunate to have such fantastic support right across the world.”
Dag Erik Aspaas, CEO of Aon Norway, said: “We welcome Manchester United to Norway as part of Tour 2017. Every day, in Norway and around the world, Aon works with organizations to empower results by reducing volatility and finding opportunities to improve performance. We are proud to support the Club on their journey to greatness.”