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Theatre of Streams: safety officials vow to 'monitor the situation' at leaky Old Trafford

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Safety officials have promised to 'monitor the situation' after storm water gushed through the stand at Old Trafford following Manchester United's match against Arsenal on Sunday.

Fans described their exasperation at the state of Old Trafford after the final whistle in the defeat to Arsenal - with videos showing storm water gushing through the roof and pouring down the terraces.

In the Stretford End, some fans perched on seating rails to avoid their feet getting wet during the deluge which started towards the end of the Premier League fixture.

Today safety officials at Trafford Council confirmed they were 'monitoring the situation', ahead of United's home match against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. READ NEXT: Jewish community told to 'continue as normal' and 'remain alert' as terror suspects accused of gun attack plot in court A spokesperson for Trafford Council said: "While we recognise the scale of the torrential downpour during the game against Arsenal on Sunday, we have been in touch with Manchester United ahead of the match against Newcastle this evening.

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