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Premier League and LaLiga: Calendar of friendlies in the United States this summer

Full list of fixtures as the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea prepare to head to the United States for pre-season friendlies.

Bryan Arellano
Premier League and LaLiga pre-season friendlies
PETER POWELL / Rodrigo Jiménez / JOAN M. BASCU

Fans in the United States will get the opportunity to watch plenty of European soccer this summer with dozens of fixtures scheduled in the coming months.

There are 27 games in the offing, with some of the biggest names in sport involved in a series of enticing match-ups in the US. Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will play an El Clasico fixture overseas for just the third time ever. Meanwhile Premier League teams like Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea will all make the trip across the pond for a series of fixtures.

And don’t forget Wrexham, owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, whose exploits in the English non-league have been captured in the documentary series ‘Welcome to Wrexham’.

Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds have transformed Wrexham's fortunes.
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Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds have transformed Wrexham's fortunes.OLI SCARFFAFP

The pre-season fixtures will begin with Arsenal against the MLS All-Stars, bringing together some of the most exciting players from Europe and the United States. Here’s our full break-down of the major European teams playing in the US this summer...

Wednesday July 19

  • Arsenal vs. MLS All-Stars - Washington, D.C.
  • Chelsea vs. Wrexham - Chapel Hill, NC

Saturday July 22

  • Arsenal vs Manchester United - East Rutherford, NJ
  • Brighton vs. Chelsea - Philadelphia, PA
  • Barcelona vs. Juventus - Santa Clara, CA

Sunday July 23

  • Aston Villa vs Newcastle United - Philadelphia, PA
  • Brentford vs Fulham - Philadelphia, PA
  • Real Madrid vs AC Milan - Pasadena, CA
Real Madrid will begin life without club legend Karim Benzema this summer.
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Real Madrid will begin life without club legend Karim Benzema this summer.JUAN MEDINAREUTERS

Tuesday July 25

  • Manchester United vs. Wrexham - San Diego, CA

Wednesday July 26

  • Arsenal vs. Barcelona - Inglewood, CA
  • Aston Villa vs Fulham - Orlando, FL
  • Chelsea vs. Newcastle United - Atlanta, GA
  • Brentford vs. Brighton - Atlanta, GA
  • Crystal Palace vs Millionaires - Bridgeview, IL
  • Manchester United vs. Real Madrid - Houston, TX

Thursday July 27

  • Juventus vs AC Milan - Carson, CA

Friday July 28

  • Brighton vs. Newcastle United - Harrison, NJ

Saturday July 29

  • Barcelona vs Real Madrid - Arlington, TX

Sunday July 30

  • Aston Villa vs Brentford - Landover, MD
  • Chelsea vs. Fulham - Landover, MD
  • Crystal Palace vs Sevilla - Detroit, MI
  • Manchester United vs. Borussia Dortmund - Las Vegas, NV
The Red Devils are in the States against this summer.
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The Red Devils are in the States against this summer.CARL RECINEREUTERS

Tuesday August 1

  • AC Milan vs Barcelona - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday August 2

  • Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund - Chicaco, IL
  • Juventus vs Real Madrid - Orlando, FL

Saturday August 5

  • Atlético de Madrid vs Sevilla - San Francisco, CA
  • Real Betis vs Real Sociedad - San Francisco, CA

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