Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Fans Must Pay Pounds 71 to See Tie at Midtjylland

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Fans Must Pay Pounds 71 to See Tie at Midtjylland

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UNITED fans will have to fork out Pounds 71 to watch the Reds' Europa League first leg tie against Midtjylland in Denmark next month - Pounds 49 more than Southampton fans were charged in August.

Due to the small size of Midtjylland's MCH Arena and UEFA restrictions, the arena's capacity for United's visit will be restricted to 9,500, and the Reds have received just 800 tickets for the February 18 tie, with 600 standard tickets and 200 category 1 tickets, all priced at Pounds 71.

Southampton fans, whose team faced Midtjylland in a Europa League qualifier earlier this season (pictured), were charged Pounds 22.

Regarding the eye-watering cost of a ticket, Midtjylland's commercial director, Jacob Jorgensen, said : "I can understand that it's expensive for a United fan to see FC Midtjylland and that they are angry themselves. …

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