The Arsenal man will take on the Tottenham Hotspur star in Group B on Thursday.
The Ibrox outfit have not included Joey Barton in their trip to USA.
R's boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink worked with Joel Lynch at Nottingham Forest.
The Portuguese forward is apparently seen as the ideal replacement for Sofiane Feghouli who has joined West Ham.
Ibrox side Rangers are reportedly keen on the veteran defender.
The Lilywhites travel to Goodison Park for their Premier League opener.
Little did Liverpool fans know what would follow in their first season under the Spaniard.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers were said to be leading the race to sign Tom Bradshaw, but Barnsley have reportedly upped their bid.
The Northern Irishman is preparing for his first season in charge of the Scottish Premiership side.
The Portuguese could be on his way to the City Ground as sporting director.
Arsenal youngster loaned out to Glasgow Rangers, to mixed opinions from Gunners fans.
Efe Ambrose has not played for Celtic since way back in July.
West Ham United are said to be interested in signing Moussa Dembele from Celtic.
West Ham United have become the second favourites to land Everton's Phil Jagielka.
Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion are thought to be keen on strengthening their squads this month.
Michael O'Halloran has struggled to establish himself at Glasgow Rangers but fans are nevertheless angry to see him linked with a move away from Ibrox.
Tottenham Hotspur are willing to further break their wage structure if required.
Derby County are reportedly closing in on Everton left back Brendan Galloway.
Tottenham Hotspur want to sign Sebastián Driussi.
Everton are set to sign Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin and Standard Liege's Ishak Belfodil.
Bank of America has hired former Credit Suisse executive Pankil Patel to lead electronic trading services in the Americas, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Three years after Lloyds Banking Group sold its private bank in Geneva, the only signs of life at the now-empty building are piles of cigarette butts and nutshells lying on its dirty window ledges.
Paying hotel bills and offering tickets to football and international rugby matches is part of corporate life, Goldman Sachs has told the high court, as the bank lays out its defence against a $1.2bn (£850m) claim by a Libyan investment fund set up during the Gaddafi era.