The Premier League Asia Trophy is returning to mainland China this summer with Manchester City, Newcastle United, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers competing in the biennial tournament. Manchester City are the first reigning Premier League champions to have been invited to take part.


In another first, the tournament will take place in two locations, Nanjing and Shanghai, giving more fans the opportunity to enjoy the Premier League experience and see a world-class line-up of players and managers.


All four teams will play in a double-header at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on Wednesday 17 July, followed by the third-fourth place playoff and the final, which will both be staged at Shanghai’s Hongkou Stadium on Saturday 20 July.


Information on the history of the Premier League Asia Trophy can be found by clicking here