Banned: Premier League clubs can’t play overseas friendlies in winter break 

13 June 2019

Manchester United
Photo: Getty Images Big Premier League clubs like Man Utd it has almost become a custom for them to participate in commercially big summer tournaments overseas. But in the new mid-season break the FA said that the clubs are not allowed to play overseas friendlies.

Premier League clubs won’t be allowed to play prestige friendlies overseas in the new mid-season break, says reports.

Clubs will still be allowed to travel away to train in warmer, sunnier places.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

With the Premier League fixtures just announced, some clubs were probably hoping to arrange a prestige mid-season friendly overseas to increase their commercial income in the new winter break.

But the FA has put its foot down and said they are not allowed, according to The Sun

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