Limerick's Thomond Park tipped to host Celtic and Inter Milan glamour friendly

Limerick's Thomond Park tipped to host Celtic and Inter Milan glamour friendly

THOMOND Park could be set to host a glamour soccer friendly between Celtic and Inter Milan this Summer.

The Scottish and Italian giants are due to meet in an International Champions Cup tie on Saturday August 13 and the home of Munster rugby is on a short-list to host the attractive fixture.

The International Champions Cup is a world-wide pre-season tournament featuring 10 clubs from across Europe, including teams from Spain, England, Germany, France, Italy and Scotland.

Fixtures are to take place across North America and Europe, involving high-profile clubs likes Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, Liverpool, Inter Milan, Celtic, AC Milan and Leicester City.

Each team will play three matches and the club with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned champions.
Already confirmed is the the July 30 fixture between Barcelona and Celtic in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium.

It is understood the August 13 fixture between Celtic and Inter Milan could be set for Limerick’s Thomond Park or Murrayfield in Edinburgh.