Hundreds of Manchester United fans gathered outside Old Trafford to protest against the club’s American owners on Saturday, following the failed attempt to form a breakaway European Super League.

The protests followed similar actions by fans of other clubs that signed up to join the league: Liverpool supporters protested outside Anfield, thousands of Arsenal fans gathered outside the Emirates on Friday, and Chelsea fans demonstrated outside Stamford Bridge earlier this week.

Proposals for a partially closed competition involving 12 of Europe’s top clubs in England, Spain and Italy collapsed on 21 April when most of the founders pulled out in the face of a fierce backlash.

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