Incredible scenes are in the process of unfolding at Old Trafford this evening, as the Manchester United faithful continue to make their feelings with the club’s owners clear.

Reds showdown

The marquee fixture of the Premier League weekend is due to play out at the Theatre of Dreams shortly.

The matchup in question will see rivalries renewed, as Man United play host to Liverpool.

Hosts United head into proceedings with little other than pride to play for, having all but locked up 2nd place in the English top-flight table.

Jurgen Klopp’s visitors, on the other hand, have it all to play for, amid the club’s battle to climb back into the top-4, and secure Champions League football for next season.

A victory for Liverpool, though, would actually prove somewhat bittersweet, in making official the Reds surrendering their champion status to table-toppers Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 18: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City celebrates victory after the FA Cup Final match between Manchester City and Watford at Wembley Stadium on May 18, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Man City via Getty Images)

Chaos in Manchester

As outlined above, however, despite the potentially significant ramifications of this evening’s matchup on the Premier League table, it is not the upcoming 90 minutes which have taken centre stage online on Sunday.

Instead, it is the latest round of protests held by the Manchester United faithful, against the club’s owners.

After doing similarly ahead of their meeting with Leeds United last weekend, the Red Devils faithful have flooded to Old Trafford this afternoon, to call for owner Joel Glazer to step down.

This of course comes amid a concerted push on the part of fans of England’s ‘big six’ to bring about change, on the back of the failed European Super League proposal:

#GlazersOut 🟢🟡 pic.twitter.com/0Y4ozsvnsV

— United Update (@UnitedsUpdate) May 2, 2021

YANITED pic.twitter.com/GQzm0OWM4V

— Benziniho🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🔰🥜 #GlazersOut (@BC_UTFR) May 2, 2021

#MUFC fans break through barriers at Old Trafford at #GlazersOut protest 🇾🇪 pic.twitter.com/K473ZHqy6l

— WebbyONeill (@WebbyONeill) May 2, 2021

Old Trafford protest #mufc pic.twitter.com/EORqCVt0i3

— Chris Skudder (@chris_skudder) May 2, 2021

Incredibly, those in attendance have even managed to make their way into the stadium and onto the Old Trafford pitch, just hours before United’s meeting with Liverpool is due to get underway:

Fans on the pitch protesting. #GlazersOut 🟢🟡 pic.twitter.com/Fd5iXDAk8y

— United Update (@UnitedsUpdate) May 2, 2021

Some of the scenes at Old Trafford as United fans storm the ground to protest the Glazers and The Super League plot pic.twitter.com/hMU4R66fcE

— SportsJOE (@SportsJOEdotie) May 2, 2021

BREAKING: Angry Manchester United fans are staging a protest against the club’s owners after getting inside their Old Trafford stadium.

Read more: https://t.co/UlMC47LNkj pic.twitter.com/dDtHI04cGa

— Sky News (@SkyNews) May 2, 2021

 

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