Old Trafford chairs are FLOODED by torrential rains coming through the roof

Old Trafford chairs are FLOODED by torrential rains coming through a broken roof, while North West is hit by a storm a few hours before Manchester's derby

  • Rainwater flows in Old Trafford and affects a large part of the stands
  • A huge storm hit the northwest just hours before the Manchester derby
  • United and City play a crucial game in the battle for the title and the top four

While Manchester United is preparing to face Manchester City in a crucial game in the title race and the battle for the top four, heaven is open.

Although it is unclear to whom the heavy downpour is a bad omen, it will certainly be a bad luck for a few fans at Old Trafford.

A seemingly broken part of the roof has caused a waterfall of rain to land on one unfortunate part of the stands.

Water ended up in Old Trafford through the roof thanks to a huge storm outside

Water ended up in Old Trafford through the roof thanks to a huge storm outside

The water flows down on an unfortunate part of the stands before the kick-off

The water flows down on an unfortunate part of the stands before the kick-off

The water flows down on an unfortunate part of the stands before the kick-off

Old Trafford stewards have gathered around the tribune, apparently powerless to stop the water in the river, and are hoping that the problem will not get worse.

It seems unlikely that fans can be in the affected area unless something can be done before the kick-off.

Fans outside the stadium are pictured with the elements proudly as the Manchester derby counts down to start.

The audience probably expects a few rain-related songs through the speaker system before and after the game.

Fans got wet outside of Old Trafford when the heavy downpour suddenly started

Fans got wet outside of Old Trafford when the heavy downpour suddenly started

Fans got wet outside of Old Trafford when the heavy downpour suddenly started

People were taking cover, but it was too late for most to be soaked

People were taking cover, but it was too late for most to be soaked

People were taking cover, but it was too late for most to be soaked

Manchester City will return to the top of the Premier League table for Liverpool with only a few games to play if they can beat their local rivals.

Meanwhile, Manchester United is going up and down for a place in the Champions League with Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal.

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