Catch Manchester United preseason matches on ESPN networks the next two weeks. There will be six matches broadcast, beginning with a pre-ICC international friendly match vs. Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy on Saturday, July 15. The match will be the first for Belgium National Team star and former Everton FC striker Romelu Lukaku in a Manchester United shirt.
Two days later Lukaku and Manchester United will face MLS’s Real Salt Lake before beginning three games in the International Champions Cup against Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Manchester United’s ESPN appearances conclude Wednesday, August 2, vs. Italian Serie A club U.C. Sampdoria, from Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. The full schedule is listed below and all of the games, including the full ICC schedule, are part of my Soccer on TV Calendar.
|Sat Jul 15||9:00 pm||at LA Galaxy||ESPN2|
|Mon Jul 17||9:00 pm||at Real Salt Lake||ESPN2|
|Thu Jul 20||9:00 pm||ICC: Manchester City||ESPN|
|Sun Jul 23||4:00 pm||ICC: Real Madrid||ESPN|
|Wed Jul 26||7:30 pm||ICC: Barcelona||ESPN2|
|Wed Aug 2||1:30 pm||Sampdoria||ESPN2|
ESPN FC’s Alexis Nunes conducted an exclusive interview this week with Lukaku about his move to Manchester United. Lukaku and his longtime friend and now teammate Paul Pogba also discussed their friendship in a one-on-one interview, exclusive to ESPN FC.