Manchester United’s show piece fixture against Real Madrid confirmed

by Sam Peoples

Manchester United will face Real Madrid in the Champions Cup this summer as part of the 2014 pre-season tour of America.

It will be the first time that Manchester United wear the new Chevrolet sponsored shirts and will be the first glimpse of new signings in a United shirt.

A press release from Manchester United said: “The match will take place at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday 2 August 2014. The stadium, nicknamed ‘The Big House’, is the largest stadium in the United States with an official capacity of 109,901.

“Manchester United’s automotive partner Chevrolet will be the presenting partner for this fixture. The upcoming pre-season tour will be the first time that the United team will play in Chevrolet-branded shirts as the global automobile manufacturer embarks on its seven-year partnership as the club’s new shirt sponsor.

“This match will be part of the 2014 International Champions Cup. Further details about United’s matches for Tour 2014, presented by Aon, will be announced in due course.”

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