Liverpool Football Club can confirm it will participate in the 2016 International Champions Cup in the United States this summer.
The Reds will be one of 10 clubs competing in the tournament, joining the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
Also confirmed as taking part are AC Milan, Inter Milan and Celtic, as well as fellow English clubs Chelsea and Leicester City.
Liverpool?s ICC games are as follows:
Liverpool vs. Chelsea — at 11:30 p.m. ET on July 27 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Liverpool vs. AC Milan — at 10 p.m. ET on July 30 at Levi?s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.
Liverpool vs. FC Barcelona — at 10 a.m. ET on August 6 at a European venue TBD
?It will be great to compete in a tournament with some of the best teams in the world,” said Billy Hogan, chief commercial officer at Liverpool FC. “We?re delighted to have been asked to take part and very excited to see as many of our American fans as possible while we?re in the country. Opportunities like this not only help the team prepare for the coming season, but give our fans the chance to watch the team play, no matter how far from Anfield they might be.?
Liverpool previously participated in the ICC back in 2014, when it took on Olympiacos, Manchester City, AC Milan and Manchester United, visiting Chicago, New York, Charlotte and Miami.
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