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?

Share your thoughts below.

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17 Responses to United announce roster for LA Galaxy friendly, Champions Cup

  1. FRANK says:

    HE HAS HAIRPUGS

  2. Increase0 says:

    I always forget they actually have some great attacking midfielders. Defensive/Box to Box mids are none existent though.

  3. bodeguero says:

    No Chicharito???

    • SonicDeathMonkey says:

      I guess the 60 minutes or so that he actually played in the WC has caused him to need a longer recovery time than everyone else.

    • Cpldaniel says:

      If they already have a bid accepted and are waiting for ChiChi’s agents to accept the deal and physical for finalization, then they won’t risk injuring him. Damaged goods don’t sell.

  4. Jake says:

    Why do we get an article about lousy Man United and we hear nothing about Bayern Munich’s USA tour?

    • Sharkbait says:

      Because Man United announced their roster and thus it’s news even if you don’t like it?

  5. OB Rick says:

    The English players don’t seem so great after this last WC.

  6. michael f. sbi mafia original says:

    Robin van Persie, Javier Hernandez, Marouane Fellaini and Adnan Januzaj are still on holiday after the World Cup. Michael Carrick is out with an ankle injury until October.

  7. bottlcaps says:

    Lets hope they put all three Keanes on the field at the same time!!!

  8. Will Smith says:

    Why isn’t Nani on holiday after the World Cup? Or maybe Brazil was his holiday?

  9. Fredo says:

    I hope Bruce gives BJIV a run out.