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Paul Mullin (left) celebrates a goal against Sheffield United. PhotoMike Egerton. PA images

Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly lining up to face Wrexham on their trip to the United States in the summer.

According to the Telegraph, United and Chelsea have been offered the chance to play the Welsh team during their pre-season tours of the United States.

The newspaper reports that there is a provisional agreement for these friendlies, although there is still no official confirmation.

Wrexham’s game against Chelsea is likely to take place at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on July 19.

Phil Parkinson’s team would face Erik ten Hag’s United at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California a week later.

Since Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought the club, there has been a great deal of interest in the National League club in the United States, fueled by the television series Welcome to Wrexham.

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Last month, Ryan Reynolds told the BBC that 24,000 replica jerseys have been sold since last summer, most of which have been mailed to North America.

The FA Cup clash with Sheffield United at the Racecourse Ground on January 29 was also the number one trending topic in the United States on Twitter, even ranking above NFL Championship games, soccer ties American who would decide who would contest the Super Bowl this year. .

The next morning, Wrexham was also ranked first in the whole of the UK.

The fourth round replay against the Blades also drew a massive television audience, as coverage was picked up in 75 countries around the world.

Wrexham are currently second in the National League, five points behind leaders Notts County with two games to go, and will take on Dorking Wanderers at the Racecourse Ground this afternoon.

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