New York Red Bulls manager Jesse Marsch will miss team training in order to begin a UEFA coaching course this week.
"I think that it will be a good thing for both sides. Basti will help the team on the pitch," Friedrich said.
The Man United legend says he's been watching the U.S. top flight closely and is encouraged by what he is seeing.
Real Salt Lake will host Manchester United, July 17, here at the RioTinto Stadium.
A comprehensive look back at all the action from Week 3 of the 2017 season, including Atlanta's show-stopping performance.
Every goal scored from the third week of the 2017 MLS regular season.