Dundee United have confirmed that NINE of their players have been forced into self-isolation.

The club were already dealing with all of their management staff, including boss Micky Mellon, were isolating due to Covid-19 related issues.

And now Managing Director Tony Asghar has revealed nine players will miss tomorrow's game against Livingston.

In a club statement he said: "Our Academy Head of Tactical Performance Thomas Courts and other Academy staff will lead the team for Saturday’s game against Livingston.

“Furthermore, nine members of our squad are now self-isolating as a precaution due to having close contact with medical staff at the HPC at St Andrews.

“We are grateful for the cooperation and guidance of the SPFL, Scottish FA and Tayside Health Board in this matter and we now focus our attention on preparing for Saturday's fixture.”

Asghar's comments suggest United WILL be able to put a team on the pitch against Livi, but it is not yet known what shape the Terrors will be in when they square-off against Rangers next weekend.

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