COVID-19: Man United issue update over first-team testing
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COVID-19: Man United issue update over first-team testing

After fresh testing revealed no positive instances within the first-team group, Manchester United players and staff will be released from isolation and returned to training immediately.

The pre-season friendly against Preston North End on Saturday was called off after a small number of players and staff were suspected of testing positive for Covid during a round of lateral flow testing on Thursday.

READ: Manchester United cancel Saturday's pre-season friendly against Preston North End

Following PCR tests, no positives were found in the group, and all individuals impacted will now return to training.

A club statement read:

"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."

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