London – In addition to Manchester United, the Premier League club other, Chelsea, also will play a pre-season tour in the United States. The ‘Uncle Sam’, Chelsea will face Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.
Jose Mourinho’s team will play the first game in the US to face the New York Red Bulls on July 22, 2015. After that, the Blues will face PSG (July 25) and Barcelona (28 July).
“I’m proud to announce the match schedule for a summer of fun,” said Chelsea chairman, Bruce Buck, on the club’s official website.
“As promised, we will face some tremendous opponents in the United States some iconic stadium. Afterwards, we will proudly host Fiorentina in front of our loyal fans at Stamford Bridge.”
“This tour is intended to prepare the team well before plunging to the 2015/2016 season,” said Buck.
After returning from the US, Chelsea will host Fiorentina on August 5. The match was held just three days ahead of the start of the 2015/2016 Premier League season.
Chelsea are not the only Premier League team of the diving tour in the US. Earlier, Manchester United also announced the same thing.