A Liverpool team bus was blocked off on its way to Old Trafford as Manchester United fans continue to protest against the Glazer ownership.
Ahead oftonight’s Premier League clash between the old rivals, pictures shared on social media showed the bus blocked off by two parked cars on a side street near the team hotel.
Reports also suggest the tyres on the vehicle were let down. While pictures suggest the bus is question is an official Liverpool team bus, it is not clear whether it is carrying the Liverpool squad and staff.
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Police have now dispersed the protesters involved with the bus containing on its way to the stadium. United vs Liverpool is scheduled to kick off at 8:15pm.
United have increased its security presence around Old Trafford ahead of kick-off as fans continue to protest the Glazer family ownership of the club.
Supporters are however gathering outside the ground with flares set off by some of those in attendance. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the United players and staff are understood to have arrived at Old Trafford earlier this afternoon with match officials also already inside the stadium.
The fixture was originally scheduled to be played on Sunday 2 May but was postponed after fans forced their way into Old Trafford and stormed the pitch.
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