Man United vs. Preston Called Off Due To Covid CasesGriffochaz
The pre-season friendly between Manchester United vs. Preston North End has been called off due to a small number of suspected positive Covid cases.
United released a statement earlier this evening confirming the news.
“Following routine testing of the first-team training group today, we have identified a small number of suspected positive cases.
“This has led to those people isolating, pending further tests.
“As a precautionary measure based on COVID protocols, we have taken the difficult season that we will not now be able to play the friendly match against Preston North End this Saturday, July 31.
“We regret the disruption to Preston North End and disappointment caused to fans. Any Manchester United supporters who have purchased tickets for the game will be automatically refunded.
“At this stage, we do not expect further disruption around our forthcoming matches, but we will continue to follow Premier League protocols in this regard.”
United now only have one friendly, against Everton, before the start of the Premier League season on August 13th.
There is no word as to which players are currently self-isolating due to this cases.