Frank was informed midway through his morning press conference of four more cases at the club overnight. By bringing the total number of impacted players and staff to 13 ahead of Saturday’s visit to Southampton. He called for a circuit-breaker, which would include next week’s Carabao Cup ties, to allow clubs to deal with outbreaks.
Brentford’s match against Manchester United on Tuesday was postponed, with the Red Devils believed to have 19 cases of their own, leaving Saturday’s game against Brighton in doubt.
“The Bees” have a queue to face Manchester United on Tuesday past. But the game was canceled as the “Red Devils” spread the virus across Carrington.
Recently, it was revealed that Brentford itself had confirmed 13 people had an outbreak, prompting Frank to call on the Premier League to suspend the weekend. including carabao games Cup in the middle of next week too.
“We think we should postpone all the Premier League games this weekend,” Frank said. Everyone is dealing with it and there are problems.”
“This weekend’s postponement, including the Carabao Cup game, will give the teams at least a week or four to clean up and do everything at the training ground. So everything will be clean and it will be dealt with.”