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Manchester United to complete Asia tour in China

Manchester United will close their four-match tour of Asia in July with a match against Chinese Super League outfit Hangzhou Greentown.

United's friendly against the team from Zhejiang province will take place on 26 July and will be the last of United's pre-season tour which also takes in Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea.

"We are delighted to be coming back to Asia for our summer tour," chief executive David Gill told the club's website (www.manutd.com).

"The passion and excitement of the games has to be experienced to be believed, and the tour is great preparation for the new season."