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International Champions Cup 2019 Kicks Off Next Week

Bayern Munich’s date with Real Madrid headlines the International Champions Cup’s U.S. schedule, but there are a number on interesting matches set to take place stateside this summer.

The European giants will meet at NRG Stadium in Houston as they gear up for another lengthy season in multiple competitions. Robert Lewandowski, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, and Thomas Muller are the marquee names pending they remain with their clubs.

In addition to that match, Real Madrid’s clash with Atletico Madrid on July 26 in MetLife Stadium will be the first Madrid derby outside of Europe. Other highlights include Real Madrid vs. Arsenal and Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan.

The teams involved in the US version of the International Champions Cup are Real Madrid, Arsenal, Roma, Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Benfica and Chivas.

2019 International Champions Cup Schedule

As the ICC draws nearer, teams are announcing their squads for the tour.

Arsenal Squad
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Emiliano Martinez, Matt Macey

Defenders: Hector Bellerin, Carl Jenkinson, Calum Chambers, Sokratis Papstathapoulos, Shkodran Mustafi, Rob Holding, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Zech Medley, Nacho Monreal, Sead Kolasinac, Dominic Thompson

Midfielders: Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Joe Willock, Granit Xhaka, Robbie Burton, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mesut Ozil, Emile Smith Rowe

Forwards: James Olayinka, Reiss Nelson, Martinelli, Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Tyreece John-Jules

Real Madrid Squad
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Keylor Navas, Andriy Lunin, Diego Altube

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Alvaro Odriozola, Ferland Mendy, Adrian De la Fuente, Javi Hernández

Midfielders: Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Isco, Jaime Seoane, Alvaro Fidalgo

Forwards: Mariano Diaz, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale, Lucas Vasquez, Marco Asensio, Brahim Diaz, Vinicius Jr., Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic, Rodrygo, Kubo