Pep Guardiola’s preparations have been hampered by flight delays
Manchester City, Newcastle, West Ham and Wolves will step up their preparations for the new campaign this week when they compete in the Premier League Asia Trophy, live on Sky Sports.
The top-flight rivals have flown to China for the four-team knockout cup, with champions City facing West Ham on Wednesday July 17 (1.30pm) and managerless Newcastle tackling Wolves on the same day (11am), before the winners meet at the Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai on Saturday.
- Pre-season fixtures and results
Premier League Asia Trophy fixtures Wed July 17 Newcastle vs Wolves 11am Wed July 17 Man City vs West Ham 1.30pm Third-place play-off TBC 10am Final TBC 12.30pm
Who’s travelled, who’s missing and who might get a chance to impress? We take a closer look at how the four sides are shaping up ahead of the tournament…