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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Manchester United supporters are staging a huge anti-Glazer protest outside of Old Trafford ahead of their clash with Liverpool, with over 10,000 expected to be in attendance. However, they have broken into the stadium and are now on the pitch. Some supporters also gathered outside of the team's hotel in the city centre, lighting smokebombs and chanting anti-Glazer songs. Related articles Man Utd and Arsenal should make Gerrard's Rangers fears come true Pogba reckons Man Utd already have their own Mbappe ahead of Liverpool Man Utd protest LIVEFans leave the pitchThe cones and footballs which had already been placed on the pitch in preparation for the two teams' warm-ups have been displaced by fans.But the supporters have now started to leave ground having made their point.Sky Sports reporter Geoff Shreeves is pitch side and reckons there are doubts over whether the match will kick-off as scheduled at 4.30pm."There has to be a question mark on whether this game will go ahead on time," he said.Fan invade Old Trafford pitchManchester United fans have broken into Old Trafford and are now protesting on the pitch.There is a heavy police presence outside of the ground but a number of fans have made it inside the stadium.There are also large protests outside of United's team hotel which could delay the kick-off.An unoccupied coach is sat outside of the Lowry Hotel which is expected to take the players to Old Trafford. Man Utd fans protested outside of the team's hotel (Image: Twitter) Over 10,000 Man Utd fans are expected to protest outside of Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Why are Man Utd fans protesting?United fans are angry because their owners agreed for the club to join a European Super League.The exclusive tournament planned to pit the best teams against each other on a regular basis without promotion or relegation.
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.But fans are so furious over the Glazers' greed that they want them out of the club. Man Utd fans carried smoke grenades during their protest (Image: REUTERS/Carl Recine)Another view of the #GlazersOut������ protest outside The Lowry Hotel.#MUFC pic.twitter.com/wn7RmvI7e1— KI10. ������ (@UnitedKI10) May 2, 2021 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's viewManager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was asked about the protest ahead of the match and he said: "It's important that the fans' views are listened to and we communicate better."My job is to focus on the football side and that we have the best possible team."As I've said before, I've been backed, I've had great support from the club and the owners and I'm sure I will get the backing again to go one step further."But I'm so happy all the clubs have agreed that this shouldn't be the way of moving forward. Then again, when the protests are on, it's important they go in a good fashion and that we keep it peaceful."The players are focused on the game and nothing else. They've handled difficult situations before."
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