NANJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- The ticket for English Premier League clubs' China Tour, Premier League Asia Trophy, is open for pre-sale on Monday with the lowest price of 88 yuan (13 US dollars), according to the organizers.
Manchester City, Newcastle United, West Ham United and the Wolverhampton Wanderers will compete for the Asia Trophy in China this summer. Manchester City, who has just claimed this season's Premier League title ahead of Liverpool, will participate in the competition for a third time. Newcastle United and West Ham United have played once while the Wolverhampton Wanderers are new face to the event.
All four teams will play in a double-header at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center, with a third/fourth place play-off and final staged at Shanghai's Hongkou Stadium in July. It is the first time that the biennial tournament has taken place in two different locations.
"We are delighted to bring the Premier League Asia Trophy to China this summer and playing in both Nanjing and Shanghai will be a wonderful experience for the League and our clubs," said Richard Masters, Premier League interim chief executive. "We are happy to see that fans in China can enjoy the top-level event with the best price."
It is known that each ticket is for two games of the day. The ticket price of Newcastle United against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City against West Ham United is divided into six categories, ranging from 88 yuan (13 US dollars) to 1088 yuan (162 US dollars). And the price of third/fourth place play-off and final is set from 288 yuan (43 US dollars) to 1588 yuan (237 US dollars).