United update on first-team testing

Friday 30 July 2021 14:30

Manchester United have issued an important update after being forced to cancel Saturday's friendly with Preston North End due to unavoidable precautions around COVID-19.

"After further testing yesterday [Thursday] and today [Friday], we can confirm that there are no positive cases within the first-team group.

"Following consultation with the Premier League, they are satisfied that all COVID protocols have been followed correctly and the squad can return to training immediately.

"Both clubs regret any inconvenience and disappointment caused to fans around the cancellation of Saturday’s friendly. The clubs will now endeavour to find a mutually agreeable date to play each other in the future."