THE Reds will welcome two European outfits to Oakwell this month in the shape Club Brugge and Bordeaux.

Belgium's Club Brugge will visit Oakwell for a friendly on July 12 (7pm kick-off), as pre-season for the 2013/14 campaign steps up before Bordeaux, the six-time French champions, arrive in South Yorkshire on July 25 (7:30pm kick-off).

"To welcome two sides who are formidable forces in their respective countries to Oakwell is a huge plus for us as a club,” said Ben Mansford, the Reds' chief executive.

"Pre-season is stepping up and we’re delighted to be able to pit our wits against two well-respected European sides."