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Manchester United set to play Liverpool in pre-season friendly in 107,000-capacity Big House

Talks being held to pit Premier League giants against each other for a North-West derby in Michigan

Manchester United and their biggest rivals Liverpool are set to clash in a pre-season tour.

Both clubs are heading for America and talks have been held about staging the game at Michigan Stadium.

Darren Fletcher and Wayne Rooney hoist the International Champions Cup in 2014

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Darren Fletcher and Wayne Rooney hoist the International Champions Cup in 2014

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez battle it out in a recent Premier League showdown

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Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez battle it out in a recent Premier League showdown

Known as the ‘Big House’, the venue can house 107,610 fans.


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Earlier this year when the teams met in the Premier League, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp described the fixture as “the biggest game I can imagine”.

Their match-ups are known as the North-West derby with fans rating the games as bigger then either the Manchester or Merseyside derbies.

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said: “Historically, Liverpool vs United is the biggest fixture in the world.”

United’s Marouane Fellaini and Liverpool keeper Loris Karius in North-West derby action

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United’s Marouane Fellaini and Liverpool keeper Loris Karius in North-West derby action

The Michigan Stadium is a huge bowl that can hold up to 107,000 people

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The Michigan Stadium is a huge bowl that can hold up to 107,000 people

In 2014 United beat Liverpool 3-1 in Miami to land the International Champions Cup.


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A Steven Gerrard penalty gave Liverpool the lead, but Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard replied for United.

More than 50,000 fans were at the Sun Life Stadium, home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

Former United boss Louis van Gaal: “It’s nice for the fans in the USA and also at home that we beat Liverpool.”


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