Man United’s postponed clash with Liverpool will be played next Thursday.
And it means United having to play twice in barely 48 hours, three times in five days and four matches in nine days.
It had been thought that Liverpool’s trip to West Brom would be brought forward to allow the Old Trafford clash of the north-west giants to go back to its initial Sunday afternoon slot on May 16.
Instead, United’s game with Leicester has been shunted forward 24 hours to Tuesday May 11 with a 6pm kick-off, and the Liverpool match will start at 8.15pm on May 13.
United will feel frustrated at the inconvenience and the rescheduling is a boost for Liverpool and their top-four hunt.
Although Prem chiefs will argue that the Old Trafford club alone were responsible for the late call-off last Sunday.
Meanwhile, Man Utd received a police escort to the airport as they flew out to Italy for their Europa League semi-final second leg against Roma.
The Red Devils were afforded the extra safety measures just days after fans stormed Old Trafford causing Sunday’s Premier League match against Liverpool to be postponed.
United face Roma in the Italian capital today with a hefty four-goal advantage following the 6-2 thrashing at Old Trafford last week.
Finally, SunSport can reveal the Glazers are ready to sanction a £90million Manchester United bid for Harry Kane as they desperately attempt to quash fan fury.
Sunday’s protests hit home in Florida, where the controversial owners are based — and they are keen to dampen the anger.
Though there is little interest in selling up, the need to win back favour is obvious.
One option being considered is an attempt to sign the world-class striker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants.
Spurs ace Kane is top of their list and SunSport understands he would be interested in an Old Trafford move.