United announce roster for LA Galaxy friendly, Champions Cup

United announce roster for LA Galaxy friendly, Champions Cup

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United announce roster for LA Galaxy friendly, Champions Cup

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur

By TATE STEINLAGE 

Manchester United has announced the 25-man roster that will compete in the team’s U.S. tour, which includes a July 23 friendly against the LA Galaxy.

Among the names that will take on the four-time MLS Cup champions are forward Wayne Rooney, goalkeeper David De Gea, and midfielder Juan Mata. The match is set to kickoff from the historic Rose Bowl at 10:30 p.m.

Following the friendly, Manchester United will take part in the International Champions Cup, playing AS Roma in Denver (July 26), Inter Milan in Washington D.C. (July 29), and Real Madrid in Michigan (Aug. 2). The tournament final is set for Aug. 4 in Miami, Fla.

The full 25-man roster for Manchester United’s U.S. tour can be seen after the jump:

GOALKEEPERS

David De Gea (Spain), Anders Lindegaard, (Denmark), Ben Amos (England), Sam Johnstone (England)

DEFENDERS

Rafael (Brazil), Jonny Evans (Northern Ireland), Chris Smalling (England), Phil Jones (England), Luke Shaw (England), Tyler Blackett (England), Michael Keane (Republic of Ireland)

MIDFIELDERS

Matty James (England), Ander Herrera (Spain), Tom Cleverley (England), Darren Fletcher (Scotland), Shinji Kagawa (Japan), Juan Mata (Spain), Jesse Lingard (England), Antonio Valencia (Ecuador), Nani (Portugal), Wilfried Zaha (England), Ashley Young (England)

FORWARDS

Danny Welbeck (England), Wayne Rooney (England), William Keane (England)

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What do you think of Manchester United’s traveling roster? Will the Galaxy be able to compete with the likes of Rooney and Mata? How do you see the Premier League side faring in the Champions Cup?

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