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Man United fans party in Munich ahead of big clash

Manchester United fans have descended on the city centre of Munich in Germany ahead of tonight's Champions League clash against FC Bayern Munich.

Manchester United fans one of whom sports a 'Pie Van Damme' tattoo. Credit: PA Wire/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Manchester United fans focus on history, tradition and glory. Credit: ITV News
A Manchester United fan in the centre of Munich. Credit: PA Wire/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read: ITV's build-up to Manchester United's European trip to Bayern Munich


Stars on Twitter discuss the 'Moyes out' banner

Some stars have taken to Twitter to show their disappointment and to show their support for the banners that have flown over Old Trafford today.


I must say, I think the Moyes banner exercise lacks class, and is unbefitting of a club of Manchester United's stature.


Moyes has made sure the plane flying over Old Trafford will be piloted by Tom Cleverley so it should miss by a mile #MUFC

Read more: 'Moyes out' and 'Fergie back' banners fly over Old Trafford

'Fergie back' banner flies over Old Trafford

The second banner flown over Old Trafford carried the statement 'Fergie Back in 6/1 Paddy Power'.

Manchester United manager David Moyes is under pressure after a poor season.

The Fergie Back banner is flown over the stadium. Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Read more: 'Moyes Out' banner the first to fly over Old Trafford

Competing Moyes banners to fly over Old Trafford

Two groups of Manchester United fans have chartered separate planes to fly over Old Trafford today with competing banners. One will read ‘wrong one: Moyes out’. Manager David Moyes is under pressure after a poor season.

A general view of Old Trafford. Credit: PA

Read: Man United fans charter plane with 'Moyes out' banner


Revealed: A second banner will fly over Old Trafford

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A second banner is expected to carry a "completely different" message over Old Trafford on Saturday. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

A second plane will also carry a banner over Old Trafford on Saturday, although its message will be "completely different", ITV News can disclose.

The flight will take place in tandem with the one carrying a "Wrong one - Moyes Out" banner seen by ITV News earlier today.

However, it is unclear whether the people behind each have co-ordinated with one another.

The exact wording on the second banner, which will be carried by a different company, is yet to be revealed.

Read: Man United fans charter plane with 'Moyes Out' banner

Pilot: I'd fly a 'Moyes In' banner, too

The pilot due to fly a 'Moyes Out' banner over Old Trafford on Saturday said he would also carry a banner in support of the manager if he was asked to.

Speaking to ITV News sports correspondent Ian Payne, Chris Mustow said his company Air Ads had declined some "colourful" requests for messages in the past.

Read: Man United fans charter plane with 'Moyes Out' banner

'Moyes Out' pilot: We got the call after City defeat

A pilot tasked with flying a 'Moyes out' banner over Old Trafford says his company received the call two days ago - shortly after United went down 3-0 at him to rivals Manchester City.

Air Ads' chief pilot Chris Mustow also told ITV News' Ian Payne that, while the company had to be wary of public order issues, he was confident "we're not going to cause a riot".

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