Greater Manchester is expected to stay in Tier 3, according to reports.
This means no fans will be allowed to attend games at Old Trafford.
A move to Tier 2 would see fans return in limited capacity but the Manchester Evening News claims no changes will be made to Manchester being in Tier 3.
The first official review into COVID-19 tier allocations in England was held by the government on Wednesday, and it’s not looking like the people of Greater Manchester will be getting the result they wanted.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoke time and time again about missing fans at games. The players will undoubtedly feel it more in the last 15 minutes of games as fatigue kicks in.
An announcement on any changes will be made by Health Secretary Matt Hancock today.
It comes after Boris Johnson yesterday urged people to have a ‘smaller, safer Christmas’ and unfortunately for United players, that will mean playing games at Old Trafford without any fans.
The Prime Minister urged people not to travel from a high-prevalence to a low-prevalence area to help stop the spread of coronavirus. He also suggested that people in the UK should avoid seeing elderly relatives until they’ve taken the vaccine.