Manchester United fans fly a plane over Elland Road calling for Glazer family to leave club before Leeds game after failed European Super League plans

Manchester United fans called for the Glazer family to leave the club after flying a plane over Elland Road ahead of their Premier League clash with Leeds on Sunday.

United were one of the 12 founding members of the breakaway competition last Sunday, before withdrawing just 48 hours later following a huge public backlash to the controversial plans.

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United fans flew the Glazer out banner over Elland Road on Sunday[/caption]

The latest protests come after thousands of Manchester United supporters gathered outside Old Trafford on Saturday to vent their anger towards their owners for their involvement in proposals to join the European Super League.

United fans also crashed the club’s Carrington training ground on Thursday, prompting an address from manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Photographs on social media show a group of United supporters holding protest banners on the first-team training pitch, as well as blocking the main entrance of the Training Complex.

United co-chairman Joel Glazer, who has since issued a letter of apology to fans, would have been a vice-chairman of the ESL had the controversial plans gone ahead.

Fans gained access to the first-team training pitch earlier this morning
Fans gained access to the first-team training pitch on Thursday morming
One banner called for the 50+1 rule of ownership which is used in Germany
One banner called for the 50+1 rule of ownership – which is used in Germany


Ed Woodward, the club’s executive vice-chairman of the club has since announced he will quit the role at the end of the year – news which talkSPORT exclusively revealed to you.

Woodward and the Glazers were already deeply unpopular before the embarrassing episode – and many United fans have been calling for a change of ownership for years.

Chelsea and Arsenal fans have also expressed their anger towards their respective owners in powerful fan protests