Indeed, United has “identified a small number of positive suspects [Covid] case. This led these people to self-isolate, pending further testing. “
That leaves United with one final friendly, against Everton on August 7, before starting their season against Leeds the following week.
It has been a mixed summer for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, with a win over County Derby followed by a 4-2 loss at QPR and a 2-2 draw with newly promoted Brentford at Old Trafford.
United have had much more success in the transfer market after signing Jadon Sancho and making a deal for Raphael Varane with the center-back due to undergo a medical next week.
They may have to wait to sign Kieran Trippier as the right-back expects a move to materialize towards the end of the transfer window.
United have prioritized the signings of Sancho and Varane and have now focused on exits in order to secure more entries.
Trippier, 30, has entered the final year of his contract with Atletico Madrid and is keen to join childhood club United, after making arrangements for his family to move to Manchester.
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