Real Sociedad have confirmed in an official statement that the Europa League fixture against Manchester United will not take place in San Sebastian but in Turin.
Many countries have banned flights from the UK to prevent the spread of the English variant of the coronavirus, causing further complications in the world of football.
In the Champions League as in the Europa League, some English teams will not be able to travel to their opponents due to restrictions imposed by governments.
The first leg of the round of 16 between Real Sociedad and Manchester United will therefore not be played in San Sebastián, but in Italy. The Italian government has agreed that the meeting will be played at Juventus Stadium on February 18.
“In agreement with UEFA and Juventus FC, and after having obtained the agreement of the Italian government, the match against Manchester United will be played at Juventus Stadium in Turin on February 18, at 6:55 pm”, confirmed Real Sociedad in their report. communicated.