Manchester United are formalising plans that would see them introduce a safe-standing area at Old Trafford.

Manchester United fans hold a banner depicting Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 19, 2016.
Manchester United fans hold a banner depicting Manchester United’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 19, 2016. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

All-seater stadiums have been mandated since the 1994/95 season following reports into the Hillsborough disaster with fans seen as the major problem which we now know was not the case.

United fans reportedly asked the club to consider trying safe standing and the club have now come up with a proposal they plan to take to the local Safety Advisory group.

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