Covid-hit Man Utd in talks over delaying Brentford clash after closing training ground and will not travel to London
MANCHESTER UNITED have closed their training ground after a recent Covid-19 outbreak.
United had positive lateral flow tests returned on a number of players and staff and the Premier League have been informed.
And now the club confirmed they have shut Carrington for 24 hours and cancelled training, The Telegraph say.
As a result, United are in talks with the Premier League about whether they will play Brentford tomorrow.
It will also see them hold off travelling to London while awaiting a decision.
Tottenham had to postpone both their UEFA Conference League fixture against Rennes last week and yesterday’s trip to Brighton.
Covid ripped through the Spurs camp following their 3-0 victory over Norwich.
That lead Norwich boss Dean Smith fearing there would be cases in his own camp, but tests came back negative.
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United's whole group that travelled to Norwich had tested negative beforehand.
SunSport received subsequently there were positive tests among a small number of players and staff who had to be sent home from Carrington today.
The rest trained outdoors and training had to be adjusted to individual and non-contact sessions.
United have already been hit by Covid in the past.
Dean Henderson was set to start the season in goal but tested positive and went on to suffer from long Covid.
Jesse Lingard also had to isolate in pre-season after testing positive, as did Mason Greenwood last month.
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