Everton Under-23s’s pre-season friendly visit to Manchester United, scheduled for Saturday 5 September, has been cancelled.
David Unsworth’s team were due to complete their warm-up fixtures for 2020/21 at The Cliff, United’s training ground, but the two clubs have agreed to call off the match.
Manager Unsworth’s side have navigated a testing pre-season campaign, hosting League Two Morecambe last Saturday following games in quick succession against Southport, Runcorn and Chorley.
Everton Under-23s were Premier League 2 champions in 2016/17 and regained the title in 2018/19 when they completed a double by lifting the Premier League Cup.
Fixtures for the forthcoming Premier League 2 season will be announced on evertonfc.com in due course.