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Manchester United face a £5,000 fine after arriving late to Sunday's Premier League clash with Tottenham

Manchester United start their International Champions Cup against German side Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai, China on Friday.

LONDON, United Kingdom, July 21 – Manchester United start their International Champions Cup against German side Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai, China on Friday.

New boss will be out to extend his winning start ahead of the new season following their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic on July 16.

Mourinho will then face rival Pep Guardiola in the Manchester derby on July 25 as the two former Spanish La Liga managers come face-to-face in the battle of Manchester bragging rights Bird’s Nest in Beijing.

Manchester United will end the pre-season road trip with a clash against Galatasaray at the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, on July 30.

On Saturday, Italian champions Juvetus will lock horns with Melbourne Victory in Melbourne, Australia before entertaining English side Tottenham Hotspur on July 26 at the MCG.

English Premier League champions Leicester City kick their friendlies this summer against Celtic on Sunday before encountering Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.

The ICC pre-season tournament will feature 21 games across seven different nations.

Spread over four continents and with 17 top sides competing for the prize, the 2016 edition will be the biggest in the competition’s short history.

First played in 2013, the ICC is one of the best-known pre-season tournaments in the calender.

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The latest edition features matches in the United States, Australia, China, England, Scotland, Republic of Ireland and Sweden.

Paris Saint-Germain will be hoping to defend their 2015 title, but Unai Emery’s team will have to fight to retain their crown.

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, Italy’s AC Milan and Internazionale and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich will also be out for victory, as well as Premier League contingent of Liverpool and Chelsea.

Meanwhile, Kenyans football lovers can watch the matches on Startimes’s sports World Football and Sports Focus.

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