Video games in opposition to Liverpool, Melbourne Victory, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa await in Bangkok, Melbourne and Perth and followers in these areas, and from additional afield, will probably be hotly anticipating the prospect of watching Erik ten Hag’s Reds play.
That goes for United staff too, and we have picked the brains of three reporters who’ll be on the flight out of Manchester Airport, together with the crew.
Here is why they’re wanting ahead to the tour…
“The pre-season tour might be an important a part of the season for MUTV. We get the prospect to point out first-team video games stay and as a presenter on the channel my essential function is to host the pre- and post-match exhibits. Other than that there are at all times a number of interviews to be performed and industrial companion occasions to assist out at, so it’s a busy time!
“My first-ever United tour was to South Africa in 2006. It was a beautiful expertise, however the clear spotlight was assembly Nelson Mandela: that’s an instance of the doorways that Manchester United can open, so it’s an honour and a privilege to be a tiny a part of it – we additionally received to see the place he was famously incarcerated, on Robben Island.
“Extra not too long ago and earlier than the pandemic, I’ve been to the USA in 2018 plus Australia, Singapore and China the next yr. Once more, these had been implausible experiences which allowed me to satisfy superb followers from internationally.
“I’m wanting ahead to going again to Australia this yr, a rustic synonymous with sport and one the place we have now an excellent fan base. I can’t wait to return to Thailand too. I’ve been twice with United earlier than, however not as a part of a tour. The Thai persons are so welcoming and the meals is unbelievable. You may’t beat Los Angeles for a tour vacation spot, although. The amenities for the crew are second to none and with nice climate and an abundance of selections to eat after ending work, it’s simply superior.