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Six European heavyweights to participate in Soccer Champions Tour

Between July and August, a series of pre-season matches will take place in the United States of America, featuring the participation of six top European clubs.

AC Milan, Arsenal, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid will compete in a mouth-watering Soccer Champions Tour, with eight venues set to host eight eye-catching encounters.

Both Premier League clubs will play one game each as the Gunners take on runaway La Liga leaders Barca at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, while the Red Devils lock horns with Los Blancos at NRG Stadium in Houston.

In addition to their expected participation in the Soccer Champions Tour, Arsenal and Man Utd will meet each other at MetLife Stadium in New York on July 22 in another blockbuster exhibition match.

The elite pre-season tournament kicks off on July 22 as Barcelona and Juventus square off at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, San Francisco.

Madrid and Milan face off the next day at The Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Los Angeles.

After that, the Rossoneri will embroil in an all-Serie A clash against the Old Lady at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Los Angeles, on July 27.

Los Merengues’ meeting with fellow European heavyweights should prepare them for another off-season El Clasico as they tackle Barcelona on July 29 at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.

Only two days later, Xavi Hernandez’s title-winning team will clash against dethroned Serie A champions Milan at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in the penultimate fixture of the series.

The Soccer Champions Tour draws to a close on August 2 with a handsomely-looking match-up between Madrid and Juventus at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

On May 16, pre-sale tickets for the Soccer Champions Tour will be available, with general sales beginning on May 19.

UEFA is actively pursuing plans to host matches in the United States in the near future, as European clubs continue their presence in the North American market.

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