Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Take Steps to Avoid Parked Bus

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Take Steps to Avoid Parked Bus

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UNITED'S team bus will take a different route to Old Trafford tonight in a bid to avoid the squad getting stuck in traffic again.

The Reds have arrived late to the ground a couple of times this season.

Last month manager Jose Mourinho was forced to walk half a mile to Old Trafford after the team bus got stuck in heavy traffic ahead of the group stage match with Juventus.

And the club was fined £13,000 by UEFA after the kick off for the game against Valencia was delayed when the team bus didn't arrive on time.

But the club has been working with police ahead of tonight's Champions League group match against Young Boys to devise a new route, details of which are being kept under wraps.

Match commander Chief Supt Graeme Openshaw said: "United have chosen to base themselves at a hotel on the far side of the city before games and they have to go through the congestion. …

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