Why Manchester United fans won’t be allowed into Old Trafford like Chelsea and Liverpool fans

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The UK government has released fresh guidelines across the country, to help contain the spread of coronavirus.

We reported recently that some football clubs would be allowed to host fans in their stadiums after December 2, when the current lockdown is lifted, but it appears Manchester United will have to wait a bit longer to do so.

Under the new guidelines, which are still based on a tier system, tier-1 areas are those locations with a ‘medium’ risk of the virus, while tier-2 and 3 are for ‘high’ and ‘very high’ areas.

Sadly, Manchester United fall into tier-3, which means fans cannot return just yet.

However, clubs like Liverpool and Chelsea, tier-2 areas, will be able to host up to 2,000 fans.