The Manchester United leadership confirmed that the team will pay the full ticket price to the fans in the event the Premier League is canceled or competes on an empty field.
According to the Daily Mail, Man United’s management will refund the tickets to the fans who bought tickets for the season, in case the Premier League is canceled or competes on the field without an audience.
The Manchester United homepage states: “The team fully supports the plan to complete tournaments such as the Premier League, FA Cup and European Cup. If matches cannot be played or played on the field. without an audience, the team pledged to refund money to the fans, or reduce the season ticket price for the 2020/21 football season. The refund will apply to both regular and VIP tickets.”
Not only confirming refunds for the fans, the Man United leadership also urged fans to voluntarily follow the instructions of the health authorities as well as the local government to join hands to combat the disease.
According to The Sun, Man United fans spend an average of £ 1.5 million per game to watch the home team play at Old Trafford. So, if the schedule remains 4 home matches without an audience, the Reds must pay a total of 6 million pounds.
The Premier League organizer says it will work with the British Government to decide the return date of the tournament as soon as possible. They claim the 2019/20 season will be completed. The tournament is expected to be postponed until April 30.
Due to the complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe, all teams suffered losses due to completely frozen football activities. Earlier, it was reported that the Premier League had signed an agreement to allow the broadcast of all matches with BT Sports and Sky Sports until July 31. If the season ends early because of the epidemic, each team attending the tournament must compensate TV royalties up to £ 37 million, for a total of £ 740 million.