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Man United to open club-themed entertainment centres in China

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English (EPL) giants United are to open a series of club-themed entertainment and experience centres throughout China, the club revealed in a statement on Tuesday.

The club, which has over 100 million followers on Chinese social media, will build the centres in partnership with Chinese property developer Harves, reports

The first centres are scheduled to open in Beijing, and by the end of 2020. The centre will be located in the historic Qianmen Dashilan area next to and the Forbidden City.

"Fans who visit will be able to experience the thrill of a matchday at Old Trafford, as well as learning about the history and heritage of English football's most successful and storied club," the statement added.

"We're very excited to be partnering with on the and Experience Centres concept, offering our millions of Chinese fans the chance to experience the club in a new and innovative way," said United's Group

"We first visited in 1975 and we're proud to have seen our fanbase in the region grow and develop their passion for United over the years. This new concept will allow them to get closer to the club they love."



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 15:50 IST