OFFICIAL: Man United confirm Brighton clash postponed, date and time for the game revealed

OFFICIAL: Man United confirm Brighton clash postponed

OFFICIAL: Man United confirm Brighton clash postponed

A statement from the club read: “Manchester United can confirm that our Premier League fixture against Brighton & Hove Albion, scheduled for Saturday 18 December at 12:30 GMT, has been postponed and will be rescheduled in due course.

“The health of players and staff is our priority. Given the number of players and support staff having to isolate due to COVID-19, the club had no option other than to request the match be rearranged.

“The Premier League Board took the decision to postpone based on guidance from medical advisors.

“We will also suspend football training operations at the Carrington Training Complex for a short period to help reduce risk of further transmission.

“We regret any disappointment and inconvenience caused to fans by the postponement.”

The Red Devils’ clash with Brentford was also called off after only seven first-team players were available.

The club are yet to disclose the identities of players who have tested positive for Covid-19