Dundee United reveal nine first-team players self-isolating ahead of Livingston clash

Nine members of the Dundee United first-team squad have been forced into self-isolation, the club have announced.

Dundee United manager Micky Mellon was already missing from tomorrow's match. Picture: SNS
Dundee United manager Micky Mellon was already missing from tomorrow's match. Picture: SNS

The Tannadice side were already without manager Micky Mellon and his coaching staff for tomorrow’s clash at Livingston.

It has since been revealed several players are also absent after being in close contact with medical staff at their training base.

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Sporting director Tony Asghar said: “After further discussions with the Scottish FA and Tayside Health Board, we have been advised that our non-playing staff who have been self-isolating should continue to do so.

“Our academy head of tactical performance Thomas Courts and other academy staff will lead the team for Saturday’s game against Livingston.

“Furthermore, nine members of our squad are now self-isolating as a precaution due to having close contact with medical staff at St Andrews.

“We are grateful for the cooperation and guidance of the SPFL, Scottish FA and Tayside Health Board in this matter and we now focus our attention on preparing for Saturday’s fixture.”

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