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Difficult days at Old Trafford, United would receive another terrible news

Not very good times for the club

By Harry Smith

Not very good times for the club
Not very good times for the club
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Manchester United have had a difficult time over the last few weeks, with the news continuing to hit the team who have just lost yet another member of the club and during the day they paid tribute to him. 

The first piece of news the Red Devils received at the end of June was the unfortunate death of former goalkeeper Willie Carrick at the age of 70, who died of natural causes. The news of losing one of the most iconic goalkeepers of the 60's, his involvement with Manchester United will always be remembered as one of the best, was undoubtedly a huge shock. 

The other news that the club would receive was that of Edwin Van der Sar, who over the weekend suffered a brain haemorrhage while on holiday with his family on an island in Croatia, according to medical reports, Van der Sar had to be transferred by emergency helicopter, however, although he is now stable thanks to the latest updates that have been had, he is still in intensive care, where he will continue to be monitored until he gets better. 

Finally the terrible news that was released today, was the unfortunate death of the scout Tommy Moller Nielsen, who died at the age of 61, although the causes of his death are still unknown, Nielsen was a United scout since 2016 and was the one who brought Christian Eriksen to the club; during the day Manchester United was offering a tribute and condolences to his family, certainly a sad moment for the whole club.

Tommy Nielsen's career

He was the son of the famous coach Richard Moller Nielsen, who led Denmark to win the 1992 European Championship; Nielsen's playing days were spent with Odense BK, which made him a famous footballer in Denmark, as well as playing, he coached teams in Scotland and Denmark until 2015, the following year United hired him as their first-team scout.


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