English football giants Manchester United have announced that they will return to the United States for a second consecutive year for Tour 2018 which will be a part of their pre-season tour.

The two-week tour will start with a game against the Mexican side Club America in the Phoenix University Stadium, Arizona, on July 19. The record English champions will then face MLS side San Jose Earthquakes at the Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, on July 22, the club declared on Monday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Manchester United Executive Vice Chairman, Ed Woodward, said: “The tour is a central part of the team’s preparation for a long and intense campaign and this is the second consecutive year that we will travel to the US.

“The training facilities are world class and the games will be played in front of passionate crowds, making it an ideal environment for the players to gear up for the new season.”