Vincent Kompany confirms Newcastle United friendly

Newcastle United have lined up an additional friendly for their trip to Portugal.
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Eddie Howe's side take on Benfica at the Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, on July 26.

The club are also planning to take on Burnley in the city in a behind-closed-doors training fixture three days earlier.

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Newcastle beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor on the final day of last season. United have since signed Nick Pope from the club, now managed by Vincent Kompany.

Kompany told the Burnley Express: “We play Newcastle on Saturday."