Manchester United announce pre-season friendly in Scotland
Manchester United will take on Ligue 1 side Lyon in a pre-season friendly in Edinburgh this summer.
The Reds return to Scotland for the first time in 13 years for a game that will be played at BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh, on July 19.
Four matches have already been announced for the United States, where Erik ten Hag’s side will visit after the brief stop in Scotland.
Speaking about facing Lyon in Scotland, football director John Murtough said (via ManUtd.com): “Whilst as a club we have great historical links to Scotland, this will be the first time we’ve played at BT Murrayfield, and we’re really looking forward to performing in front of our Scottish fans in what will be a great occasion in a world-class sporting venue.”
📣 Pre-season friendly announcement…
📍 Edinburgh, Scotland
🗓️ Wednesday 19 July#MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 16, 2023
“This is an important competitive match for our squad as we commence our preparations for the season ahead. With a 14.00 kick-off during the school holidays, we hope many families and young fans from all over Scotland and the UK will be able to travel to the game.”
For those looking for tickets, they will go on pre-sale to fans who have pre-registered and Manchester United season ticket holders, official members and executive club members from 6pm today.
Those waiting for the general sale will be able to buy tickets from 12pm on the 18th May.
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