Armenia captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan has arrived in Los Angeles with Manchester United for the club’s summer tour.
The team began practicing at UCLA’s Drake Stadium Monday, warming up for its first match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, which will take place Saturday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the StubHub Stadium in Carson, Calif.
Henrikh Mkhitarayn will face former teammate Yura Movsisyan, as Manchester United take on Real Salt Lake on July 17..
Manchester United will play five games in the USA this summer, including matches against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City on the club’s Tour 2017, presented by Aon, according to the club’s official website.
United will kick off their pre-season in North America with two games against Major League Soccer sides, taking on Los Angeles Galaxy at the Stubhub Centre on Saturday 15 July, followed by a match against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium on Monday 17 July.
Days later, United will take part in the International Champions Cup (ICC), kicking off the tournament against rivals Manchester City on Thursday 20 July with the venue to be revealed in due course for the highly anticipated Manchester derby.
Jose Mourinho will then come up against his former club when United face Real Madrid at the Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, on Sunday 23 July.
The tour will then conclude in Washington DC with a game against Barcelona on Wednesday 26 July at FedEx Field, in what will be the first meeting between the two sides since United claimed a 3-1 victory in the sell-out clash in California two summers ago.