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De Laurentiis: "Napoli will play Barcelona twice in Miami and Detroit in August"

Notizie | 19/06/2019

Announcement made on Radio Kiss Kiss

"Napoli will play two friendlies against Barcelona in the USA," Aurelio De Laurentiis announced today on Radio Kiss Kiss.

"I'd promised the fans a surprise but I wasn't able to reveal it until now because of agreements with Barcelona. We'll play them in the LaLiga-Serie A Cup on 7 August in Miami and then again on 10 August in Detroit.

"We have these two great matches to look forward to after our friendlies against European champions Liverpool and Marseille. Following our pre-season training camp, we'll head to the States for a week then come back to Naples to prepare for our opening league fixture."

This summer will see Napoli go on a US tour for the first time in the De Laurentiis era.

Here are the full details of the two-legged LaLiga-SerieA Cup:

Barcelona v Napoli, 7 August at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami
Napoli v Barcelona, 10 Augudst at Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor