Guardiola’s first Manchester derby will be in staged in China this summer.
Manchester United yesterday confirmed details of an eight-day pre-season tour with the first derby outside of the UK scheduled for late July in Beijing.
United have an estimated 107 million fans in China.
Executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, said: “A total of almost 500,000 supporters have attended previous games during our visits to China.
“We have always enjoyed exceptional support in the country, so naturally it is something that everybody is looking forward to.”