Old Trafford seats are FLOODED by torrential rain coming through broken roof as North West is hit by a storm just hours before Manchester derby
- Rainwater is pouring into Old Trafford, affecting a large section of the stands
- A massive storm has hit the North West just hours before the Manchester derby
- United and City will play in a crucial game in the battle for the title and top four
As Manchester United prepare to face Manchester City in a crucial game in the title race and the battle for top four, the heavens have opened.
While it’s unclear who the torrential downpour is a bad omen for, it’s certainly going to be bad luck for a few fans at Old Trafford.
An apparent broken part of the roof has caused a waterfall of rain to pour down onto one unfortunate section of the stands.
Water has started to pour into Old Trafford through the roof thanks to a massive storm outside
The water is cascading down onto one unfortunate section of the stands ahead of the kick off
Old Trafford stewards have congregated around the stands, apparently powerless to stop the cascading water, and probably hoping the problem doesn’t become worse.
It seems unlikely fans will be able to sit in the affected section unless something can be done before kick off.
Fans outside the stadium have been pictured braving the elements as the Manchester derby counts down to kick off.
The crowd can probably expect to hear a few rain related songs over the speaker system before and after the match.
Fans have been getting wet outside Old Trafford as the torrential downpour started suddenly
People ran for cover, but for most it was too late to avoid getting soaked through
Manchester City will be looking to go back to the top of the Premier League table ahead of Liverpool with only a few games left to play if they can beat their local rivals.
Meanwhile, Manchester United are in an up and down fight for a Champions League spot with Tottenham, Chelsea, and Arsenal.
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