Manchester United announce dates for two-match Australia tour – taking on Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace at the MCG
- Manchester United will fly to Australia for two pre-time matches from July 15
- Purple Devils to deal with Melbourne Victory & fellow EPL side Crystal Palace at MCG
- Manchester United last visited Melbourne again in 1999, played the Socceroos
English Leading League club Manchester United has verified they are heading to Australia for a two-match pre-year tour in July.
The Crimson Devils will acquire on Tony Popovic’s Melbourne Victory on Friday July 15 and then fellow EPL aspect Crystal Palace on Tuesday July 19.
Both of those matches will be staged at the legendary MCG and are envisioned to bring in about 150,000 spectators.
Victorian Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford stated information of Manchester United arriving on local shores will generate a pure buzz for athletics followers.
‘They will be a important drawcard to draw in site visitors to Melbourne and really encourage locals to head into the city for the games,’ she reported.
EPL giants Manchester United have verified a pre-period tour to Australia this year
The Crimson Devils will just take on Melbourne Victory and fellow EPL facet Crystal Palace through their pre-season tour in July
Both pre-year matches will be played at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (pictured)
‘This is a great possibility to see one particular of the world’s best sporting teams perform in Melbourne – the nation’s sporting cash.’
Manchester United have won 13 English Leading League titles and appreciate a legion of admirers globally.
The club has a substantial Australian subsequent and there will be solid need for tickets to the Crimson Devils’ first Melbourne matches considering the fact that 1999.
The tour follows the achievements of preceding English Premier League exhibition matches, such as Liverpool in 2013 and Manchester Metropolis two several years later.
Any vacation to Australia is challenging for unvaccinated website visitors in Covid periods.
If not thoroughly jabbed, players will have to have a journey exemption in purchase to enter the nation or quarantine for 14 days on arrival.
Tennis celebrity Novak Djokovic was deported on the eve of the Australian Open up in January when Immigration Minister Alex Hawke cancelled the Serbian’s visa.
The huge the greater part of United’s squad are thought to be vaccinated.