Barcelona and Real Madrid lined up to play El Clásico in US this summer

Real Madrid faced FC Barcelona in Miami's Hard Rock Stadium in 2017 (Credit: Getty Images)

LaLiga giants Real Madrid and FC Barcelona could face each other in the United States this summer as part of the International Champions Cup, the Washington Post has reported.

The El Clásico derby could take place at the Las Vegas Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium or SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.

If the game happens, it would be the second time that FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will have played each other on US soil. The bitter rivals also played at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium in 2017, also as part of the ICC.

The ICC is poised to have a reduced format in 2020 due to the presence of an expanded 24-team European Championship and the 12-team Copa America this summer. It is also unclear if the coronavirus is affecting organizer Relevent Sports’ plans for the tournament in Asia this summer.

Last month, Relevent Sports owner Stephen Ross, who also owns the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, reportedly met with the leading European football clubs and Uefa to discuss adding a more competitive element to the summer soccer tournament.