Manchester United’s pre-season pleasant with Preston is postponed following a suspected Covid outbreak within the Crimson Devils’ camp… a day after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect confronted Brentford at Previous Trafford
- Manchester United’s pre-season pleasant with Preston has been postponed
- The Crimson Devils reported a small variety of constructive Covid circumstances on Thursday
- United performed Brentford in a pleasant at Previous Trafford on Wednesday night
- The membership are awaiting PCR outcomes following the constructive lateral movement checks
Manchester United have been pressured to postpone their pleasant towards Preston North Finish on Saturday following a Covid outbreak.
Assessments carried out following Wednesday’s pleasant match with Brentford revealed a small variety of constructive circumstances amongst gamers and employees.
The preliminary lateral movement take a look at alerted the membership’s medical group to the outbreak though outcomes from the extra correct and in-depth Polymerase chain response checks are nonetheless to be collated.
Manchester United’s pre-season pleasant with Preston has been postponed following quite a few constructive Covid circumstances within the Crimson Devils camp
Gamers had been in at United’s Carrington coaching floor on Thursday morning for his or her regular heat down session following Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Brentford at Previous Trafford however had been despatched residence early to self-isolate after checks began to point the virus was current.
United had been because of play PNE on Saturday however have now been pressured to announce the cancellation as followers had been because of attend.
Brentford’s sport with West Ham might also be introduced into query as they undertake their very own testing.
Assessments at United’s Carrington coaching base confirmed up constructive outcomes amongst gamers and employees
A United assertion confirmed: ‘Sustaining Covid safety is a precedence for us. Following routine testing of the primary group coaching group at this time, we’ve recognized a small variety of suspected constructive circumstances. This has led to these folks isolating, pending additional checks.
‘As a precautionary measure based mostly on covid protocols, we’ve taken the tough choice that we are going to not now be capable of play the pleasant match towards Preston North Finish this Saturday.
‘We remorse the disruption to Preston and disappointment induced to followers. Any Manchester United followers who’ve bought tickets for the sport can be routinely refunded.
‘At this stage, we don’t anticipate additional disruption round our forthcoming matches, however we’ll proceed to observe Premier League protocols on this regard.’
Anthony Elanga and Matheus Pereira had been on track because the Crimson Devils drew 2-2 with Brentford on Wednesday.
Elanga gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect the lead within the twelfth minute earlier than Shandon Baptiste equalised for the Bees.
Pereira resored United’s lead with a surprising volley shortly after half-time earlier than a 78th minute purpose from Bryan Mbeumo introduced the guests stage for a second time.
Matheus Pereira (pictured) and Anthony Elanga had been each on track towards the Bees