Sunda’s match is set to still go ahead.
Manchester United have been hit by an outbreak of Covid-19, according to reports. The Red Devils are set to play Newcastle United on Sunday evening at Old Trafford.
The fixture is set to go ahead, but according to reporter Steve Bates and The Mirror, some members of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s coaching staff have tested positive.
BREAKING: Manchester United hit by Covid outbreak but game with Newcastle today goes ahead Full story and more details on @MirrorFootball shortly
— Steve Bates (@sbates_people) February 21, 2021
Man United have released a short statement, which reads:
“Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey will join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the bench this evening due to some of the coaching staff having to self isolate.”
The club have, so far, yet to confirm the Covid cases or the identity of those believed to have tested positive.
More to follow.
Statement from Man United: “Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey will join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the bench this evening due to some of the coaching staff having to self isolate.” Game with Newcastle going ahead tonight as planned.
— Rob Dawson (@RobDawsonESPN) February 21, 2021
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