Liverpool and Manchester United heading for Bangkok – at a big cost | Football

Pre-season tours are back next month, with Liverpool and Manchester United bringing a taste of north-west England to south-east Asia. “For this part of the world, these are the two single biggest football clubs – we couldn’t get anything bigger,” Marcus Luer, the CEO of Total Sports Asia, who brokered the deal to bring the teams to Thailand, says. “This is the biggest match ever in Asia – the revenue will be the highest in Asia.”

The rivals meet in ‘The Match: Bangkok Century Cup’ on 12 July at the Rajamangala Stadium, one of Asia’s iconic arenas, where the best way to…

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