City to face South Korean champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors this summer. [SportsDonga]

Manchester City are heading to South Korea this summer as part of their Asian tour, according to SportsDonga.

The local source is reporting that Pep Guardiola’s City will take on reigning K League Classic champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in late July or early August. City will face Manchester United (25 July) and Borussia Dortmund (28 July) in China, but the expectation is they will then head to South Korea to face Jeonbuk at the 42,477 capacity Jeonju World Cup Stadium.


Jeonbuk are currently South Korea’s best team, having won the national league two years running. In the current season, they have 19 points and are second only on an inferior goal difference to leaders FC Seoul. The club also won the prestigious Asian Champions League in 2006 and along with a big cast of South Korea internationals, have three Brazilian players and Australian international Erik Paartalu on the books.

Manchester City have yet to confirm this fixture, but the local press appear quite sure that this match will take place.

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