Man United’s Champions League clash with Young Boys WILL be played at Old Trafford
Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Young Boys WILL be played at Old Trafford as Swiss side gets exemption from quarantine rules on their return
- Manchester United’s European game against Young Boys is at Old Trafford
- There was a danger that United’s final Group F match would be moved to a neutral country
- Young Boys should have been in isolation for 10 days on return to Switzerland
- But the Swiss side is allowed to travel to the UK without isolating
- United are already through to the knockout stage of the Champions League
Manchester United’s Champions League game against the Young Boys next week will continue at Old Trafford after the Swiss club was granted an exemption from the quarantine rules.
There was a danger that United’s last group stage match in Group F would be moved to a neutral country, as the Young Boys would have had to spend ten days in isolation on their return to Switzerland and be unable to complete their domestic matches against Sion and Basel. feed.
But United’s opponents announced on Wednesday that they will be allowed to travel to the UK without quarantine.
Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Young Boys to be played at Old Trafford
A statement read: ‘The BSC Young Boys have been granted a special license by the Canton of Bern for away matches in the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Youth League.
“For example, players and staff of the teams do not have to go into 10-day quarantine after returning from the UEFA Champions League match Manchester United-YB on Wednesday 8 December.
The BSC Young Boys points out that the players and staff are strictly separated from the environment from Tuesday 7 December and departure via the charter flight to Manchester until the return journey on Thursday 9 December.
Young Boys have confirmed they can go to Manchester without quarantine
“This concept has already proven its worth on the five European trips to the away games this season so far.
“The BSC YB would like to thank the Canton of Bern for the flexibility and the exemption and will do everything it can to continue to act as a role model.”
United have already made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League after their win over Villarreal last week, but the Young Boys can still claim a Europa League spot by finishing third in the group.