Barcelona announce United States trip

Barcelona today announced plans to return to the United States for their summer tour in 2011.

The Spanish champions carried out their pre-season campaign in Asia earlier this year after spending 2008 and 2009 in the US.

Pep Guardiola's men will cross the Atlantic to play three games in July and August.

Prior to that, Barca will play friendlies in Germany and Croatia against as-yet unknown opponents with the debt-ridden club estimating the matches will bring in over 6million euros in income.

Barca's summer schedule is:

21 and 22 July: Audi Cup matches (Munich)

25 July: Friendly (Split)

30 July: Manchester United v Barcelona (Washington DC)

3 August: AC Milan v Barcelona (Miami)

6 August: America (Mexico) v Barcelona (Dallas)

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