Manchester United Preseason Tour: 5 Things Learned So Far

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 23: Andreas Pereira
SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 23: Andreas Pereira /
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Manchester United have millions of fans all over the world, so despite where they choose to have its preseason tour, fans are bound to show up.

However, the United States — not typically known for it’s great love of soccer (Okay, football) — has truly shown out during the 2017 International Champions Cup in the United States.

The stadiums have all sold out wherever the Red Devils have played, and the final three games of the tour can expect to be no different.

SANTA CLARA, CA – JULY 23: Jesse Lingard
SANTA CLARA, CA – JULY 23: Jesse Lingard /

And people are taking notice, including the gaffer himself.

“It is the best and I will try everything with my club to be back because, with all the respect, Asia is beautiful, commercially it’s fantastic for the clubs, but the conditions to work are completely different,” United manager Jose Mourinho said in Washington DC before the match with Barcelona.

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“Here it is about the facilities, about the organization and everything is perfect, so we are going to try to persuade the club and Relevent (ICC organisers) to bring us back again.”