Thomas Müller and his Bayern Munich side return to China in May for a friendly against the country’s national team in Beijing. - © 2015 Getty Images
Thomas Müller and his Bayern Munich side return to China in May for a friendly against the country’s national team in Beijing. - © 2015 Getty Images
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Bayern Munich to play China national team after Bundesliga season

Bayern Munich are to close out their 2018/19 season with a friendly against the China national team in Beijing.

The German record champions will contest the “Allianz China Cup” in the Chinese capital on 29 May at the Beijing National Stadium, 11 days after the conclusion of the Bundesliga season.

Bayern’s final league game of 2018/19 is at home to Eintracht Frankfurt and could see them crowned Bundesliga champions for a seventh consecutive year. The friendly could also come just four days after a potential DFB Cup final in Berlin with the Munich club taking on Bundesliga 2 side Heidenheim in the quarter-finals.

Watch: Highlights of Bayern's 2015 trip to Shanghai

It will be their fourth visit to China following previous summer tours to the Far East that have seen Bayern contest matches in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Beijing.

The Munich club have played in the Chinese capital on two prior occasions, winning their only previous match at the Beijing National Stadium 4-1 against Spanish side Valencia ahead of the 2015/16 season. Current Bayern players Thomas Müller, Thiago and Robert Lewandowski all got on the scoresheet that day.

Watch: Bayern's 4-1 won over Valencia in Beijing

Bayern will then have the summer off before returning for pre-season training and a tour to the other side of the world. The Bavarian outfit will head to the USA for matches against Arsenal, Real Madrid and AC Milan in Los Angeles, Houston and Kansas City respectively.