Man United has a ‘few’ of Covid-19 cases • Football news

Manchester United have recorded a “small number” of positive cases of Covid-19 among players and staff following Saturday’s Premier League game at Norwich.

United returned positive lateral flow tests before training on Sunday, after all tested negative prior to their 1-0 win at

Carrow Road.

The training has been tailored to individual and non-contact outdoor sessions for those who test negative.

The Premier League has been notified of the outbreak, but Tuesday’s game against Brentford is still scheduled to take place at this stage.

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Aston Villa also have one positive Covid-19 case in their squad, which led to Sunday’s recovery session at the club’s Bodymoor Heath training ground being cancelled.

The full training session at Villa, who lost 1-0 to Liverpool on Saturday, is expected to resume on Monday.

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Further testing will be conducted, while the club will also tighten their coronavirus protocols.

Villa face Norwich, managed by former boss Dean Smith, at Carrow Road in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Tottenham saw their Europa Conference League match against Rennes last Thursday postponed due to a number of positive cases of Covid-19 among Spurs players and staff, with the result of the match being postponed. referred to a disciplinary panel.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Sunday and spoke about the threat of the new variant of Omicron as he said the UK was in an ‘urgent battle’ against coronavirus

The outbreak also led to Sunday’s Premier League game at Brighton being postponed after the club’s first-team training center closed on Wednesday.

The government announced earlier this week fans would have to present proof of two vaccinations or test negative to attend sporting events with crowds of more than 10,000 in the UK.

The rules will come into effect from December 15 as part of Covid’s ‘plan B’ measures to limit the spread of the Omicron variant

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