ED Sheeran is to play two dates at Manchester's Etihad Stadium as part of a major stadium tour next year.

The Mathematics Tour will see the singer songwriter performing 'in the round'.

Last week, Ed became the first British solo artist to claim 52 weeks – a full year – at No.1 on the Official UK Singles Chart.

His record-breaking Divide Tour which ran from 2017-2019 became the most-attended and highest-grossing tour.

He is due to release a new album = at the end of October.

Ed Sheeran will play the Etihad, home to Manchester City, on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Tickets go on sale at 9am next Saturday (September 25) from www.edsheeran.com