International Champions Cup: What you need to know for 2017
It’s the world’s biggest teams playing in the planet’s biggest stadiums, and it takes place right across the globe.
It’s the International Champions Cup, and though it doesn’t officially count for anything, it’s becoming quite the event.
This year’s edition marks the fifth running of the ever-growing tournament, so here’s what you need to know.
Five Premier League teams are taking part – Arsenal, Chelsea Tottenham, Manchester City, Manchester United.
China, Singapore, and the United States will host the fixtures.
Barcelona and Real Madrid are in attendance, as are Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Juventus, Roma, Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon.
So that’s where and who. Now how…
The tournament is broken down into three mini-leagues, one each for the games in China, Singapore and the USA.
And at the end of it all, someone will be crowned International Champions Cup champion.
So it’s pretty simple, and it will allow us to get a better look at new signings like Alexandre Lacazette, Romelu Lukaku and Bernardo Silva.
It all gets underway on Tuesday, July 18.
Full International Champions Cup Fixture List:
Roma v Paris Saint-Germain – July 19
Manchester United v Manchester City – July 20
Juventus v Barcelona – July 22
Paris Saint-Germain v Tottenham Hotspur – July 22
Real Madrid v Manchester United – July 23
Tottenham Hotspur v Roma – July 25
Barcelona v Manchester United – July 26
Paris Saint-Germain v Juventus – July 26
Manchester City v Real Madrid – July 26
Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur – July 29
Real Madrid v Barcelona – July 29
Roma v Juventus – July 30
AC Milan v Borussia Dortmund – July 18
Bayern Munich v Arsenal – July 19
Bayern Munich v AC Milan – July 22
Inter Milan v Lyon – July 24
Chelsea v Bayern Munich – July 25
Bayern Munich v Inter Milan – July 27
Chelsea v Inter Milan – July 29
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