Manchester United players returned to training this afternoon after all Premier League clubs agreed that they were ready to come back. For now, the players must continue to social distance when at Carrington, having already been tested this week. Reports suggest that none of the players or coaches who tested positive were at United.

Until now, players had only been allowed to work out by themselves from home or on video chats with a coach.

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Captain Harry Maguire has spoken about his relief at being back in training and how it felt to see his teammates again after months apart.

It’s so good to be back just around the lads, even though we are maintaining the social distance and respecting the guidelines. It’s nice just to go through the gates and to head back to Carrington, get on the pitches, put the boots back on and appreciate how good the pitches are.