Sport news Manchester United 'struck by Covid outbreak just HOURS before game against Newcastle'... with Nicky Butt to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the dugout with some of his coaching staff now in isolation Premierleague-News.com
Premierleague-News.com - The identities of the players, or members of staff, who may have contracted the virus are not known - although the outbreak appears to have disrupted the backroom staff at United.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Manchester United's preparations for their clash with Newcastle have been thrown into disarray due to a coronavirus outbreak among the club's coaching staff.The Premier League fixture will still go ahead as planned on Sunday evening, the club have confirmed, however.The identities of the members of staff who have contracted the virus are not known. Manchester United have been hit with a coronavirus outbreak before their Newcastle fixtureThe outbreak appears to have solely disrupted the backroom staff at United, with Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey stepping in alongside Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.A club statement read: 'Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey will join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the bench this evening due to some of the coaching staff having to isolate.' The Mirror have claimed that up to three first-team coaches have been affected.
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. Former United player Butt is the club's head of first-team development at United, acting as the bridge between the youth system and Solskjaer's squad. He reports directly to the United boss, and is an ex-reserves coach at Old Trafford. Dempsey, meanwhile, has been a key member of Solskjaer's support team at both Molde and Cardiff. More to follow.
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