Manchester United are exploring the possibility of hosting at least one more friendly match before the resumption of the Premier League season, despite the disappearance of a match against Stoke City in the 11th hour.United was slated to play the championship outfit at Carrington on Tuesday, but after players and officials from Stoke City entered the training ground, the Potters were informed that their manager, Michael O’Neill, had tested positive for COVID-19 during a test carried out. Monday.
As the Stoke players, who had gone to Carrington individually, returned home, United played another training match between the team, the second in four days, after playing at Old Trafford on Saturday.
The club should now consider other opportunities to play friendlies against an outside opposition before resuming their Premier League campaign at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday June 19.
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