MUMBAI: Manchester United has teamed up with Germany-based
international sports media company UFA Sports to distribute
the 2012 pre-season tour to TV viewers across the world.
Red Devils are travelling over three different continents
this summer to prepare for the upcoming Premier League campaign.
With stops in Europe, Africa and Asia over a time period of
three weeks, Sir Alex Fergusons men will compete in
interesting friendly matches in sold-out stadiums to get into
United will kick off the tour in South Africa on 18 July,
before flying out to China to face Super League club Shanghai
Shenhua in front of tens of thousands of Chinese United fans.
In early August, the squad will return to Europe and finish
off the tour with matches against teams from Western Europe,
including the top match against FC Barcelona.