Manchester United players return to training after COVID-19 outbreak with Ronaldo available

Manchester United players return to training after COVID-19 outbreak with Ronaldo available

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:50 PM
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  • Manchester United players have returned back to training ahead of their next Premier League encounter
  • Training was suspended due to COVID-19 before players were asked to return with Cristiano Ronaldo among
  • The Portugal international has been impressive this season for Manchester United in the Premier League

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Wednesday, December 22, among Manchester United players who resumed back to training for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Carrington training ground was closed due to the recent disturbance of the Omicron in which Manchester United chiefs were cautious.

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Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo in action. Photo by Shaun Botterill
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According to the latest report on Manchester Evening, they explained that the Red Devils' players are returning to training in groups after the ground was reopened.

The COVID-19 outbreak in the United squad forced both of their games last week to be postponed, with the trip to Brentford and the Old Trafford game with Brighton two of nine Premier League fixtures to be called off.

What is Manchester United position on EPL table?

After 16 games played so far this season in the Premier League, Manchester United are currently occupying sixth position with 27 points.

Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates at Manchester United will be facing Newcastle United in their next Premier League battle on December 27.

The Red Devils will want to shine in this game so as to help their position on the Premier League standings.

Ronaldo’s stunning goal secures 3 points for Manchester United against spirited Norwich City

Earlier, Sportsbrief reported how Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty deep in the second half earned his Manchester United a crucial 1-0 victory over Norwich City on Saturday, December 11.

In Ralf Rangnick’s second league game in charge of the Red Devils, the German oversaw his side struggle to create solid chances throughout the game, prior to Ronaldo’s goal.

The only notable piece of goalmouth action from United prior to Ronaldo’s goal was an Alex Telles free-kick which hit the post.

Norwich put up a spirited fight in front of fans at Carrow Road, and Manchester United will have David De Gea to thank as the Spaniard came up with two memorable saves to keep out Teemu Pukki and Ozan Kabak.

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