Manchester United to cover casual workers' earnings if matches are played behind closed doors or cancelled

20 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images The club hope to reduce the financial uncertainty facing their casual workforce.

The club hope to reduce the financial uncertainty facing their casual workforce.

The impact of coronavirus restrictions on the four Premier League matches still to be played at Old Trafford this season remains unclear.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Manchester United will cover the earnings of their casual workers, even if matches are played behind closed doors or cancelled due to the coronavirus situation.

With all matches currently postponed until at least 30th April, the initiative "reflects the club's desire to reduce the financial uncertainty facing its casual workforce," United said in a statement. 

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