Coronavirus Impact: Manchester United fan event in Delhi deferred

Manchester United have been compelled to postpone their upcoming #ILOVEUNITED fan event. The fan activation programme on March 15 in New Delhi on March 15 has been deferred indefinitely.

“Given the directive from the Indian government to avoid mass gatherings to contain COVID-19, it is with regret that Manchester United announces the postponement of our upcoming #ILOVEUNITED fan event in Delhi, scheduled for Sunday 15 March,” the club said in a statement.

Manchester United further stated that the wellbeing of their supporters is of paramount importance to them and they will visit Delhi at a later date.

“We understand the disappointment this will cause. However, the wellbeing of our supporters is of paramount importance to us. We look forward to returning to Delhi at a later date. Fans that have already entered the ballot for tickets will automatically be re-entered, once the event is rearranged,” the statement read.

Manchester United currently hold the fifth spot in the Premier League with 43 points.