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Jul 11, 2011

United's Flight to America

MANCHESTER - Monday (11/07/2011) afternoon local time, the Manchester United squad have flown to Boston, USA. There, Nemanja Vidic et al will perform a number of test matches.

As reported by United's official website on Tuesday (07/12/2011), Sir Alex Ferguson officially carry 21 players for a friendly in there. Meanwhile, six players will follow after a holiday period.

Players who will follow later on is Chris Smalling, Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverley, David de Gea, Phil Jones and Javier Hernandez. Unfortunately, the tour this time Ferguson has decided not to bring Darren Fletcher because it was still injured.

While in America, there are five teams that will be tested the ability of United. They are New England (July 13), Seattle Sounders (20 July), Chicago Fire (July 23), MLS All-Stars (July 27) and finally Barcelona (July 30).

Following Manchester United's squad:
Goalkeepers: Anders Lindegaard, Ben Amos, Sam Johnstone
Defenders: Rafael, Fabio, Nemanja Vidic, Jonny Evans, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand.

Midfielders: Michael Carrick, Nani, Anderson, Ryan Giggs, Ji-sung Park, Gabriel Obertan.

Attacker: Mame Biram Diouf Federico Macheda, Wayne Rooney, Michael Owen, Dimitar Berbatov, Ashley Young.