Manchester United squad being tested twice a day for coronavirus

Manchester United squad being tested twice a day for coronavirus

- Manchester United have no plans of closing their training facility

- Players of the club are being tested twice daily for coronavirus

- The English Premier League has been suspended until April 3

Manchester United players reportedly undergo coronavirus tests twice daily as the club is yet to close down their Carrington training facility.

Premier League chiefs were forced to suspend the league until April 3 after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi both tested positive for the dreaded virus.

As a result, all players in English elite league have been told to quarantine themselves and get regular tests.

Recall that United’s last game was in the Europa League against LASK where they won 5-0 away from home and club manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said that safety measures have been increased.

The manager disclosed that coronavirus tests was carried out on the players at half-time of the match.

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"Even at half time during the game in Austria the doctor was checking the players" he said.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool could be denied their first league in title in 30 years if 14 of the 20 Premier League clubs vote to void the 2019-2020 season which has been suspended till April 4.

Premier League chiefs ordered the suspension of the league due to the continued spread of the coronavirus which has now killed 35 people in the UK.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus including Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi with over 1300 people infected in the country.

Liverpool are currently 25 points ahead of second placed team Manchester city, but their fate now lies in the hands of other Premier League teams.

According to Evening standard, the final decision as regards what happens will depend solely on 14 out of the 20 clubs.

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The are two options, the first would be to end the season as it stands, an idea which will be massively supported by Jurgen Klopp’s side, while the second is to host a play-off competition.

SunSport columnist Karren Brady stated that the Premier League should be declared null and void if the players cannot play again despite Liverpool needing just two more wins to claim the title.

Also, Alan Shearer’s latest comments may not go down well with Liverpool fans as the former Newcastle goal poacher says that the Reds cannot be given the Premier League title if the season is not completed.

With a massive 25-point-lead over Manchester City, Liverpool who lead with 82 points from 29 matches are just two wins away from claiming the title.

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