Man Utd fans forced to fork out almost £1000 for Bayern Munich flights due to clash with huge event


MANCHESTER UNITED fans will be forced to pay almost £1,000 to fly to Germany for the Champions League clash against Bayern Munich.

The Red Devils were drawn against the Bundesliga giants for the group stage as they return to the premier European competition this season.

Manchester United have been drawn against Bayern Munich in the Champions LeagueGetty

GettyThe match has been scheduled during Oktoberfest[/caption]

Oktoberfest is one of the biggest festivals in the worldGetty Images – Getty

Man United were also drawn against Turkish giants Galatasaray and Danish outfit Copenhagen in Group A.

However, the biggest game of the fixtures will come against Bayern and former summer transfer target Harry Kane.

United will travel to Germany for the game which takes place on September 20.

Fans hoping to go however will be forced to pay more money for a plane ticket due to a clash with a major event in the German city.

The clash will be held during Oktoberfest which is one of the world’s most famous festivals.

However, due to the scheduling of the festival prices of hotels and flights to Munich are higher than normal.

United supporters have sold out their allocation of 3,779 tickets for the game.

But there are reports that some will struggle to find accommodation due to high demand.


And others might have to pay up to £820 for a direct flight to Munich from Manchester.

The Daily Mail has reported that some fans are fuming and are getting creative to avoid the hike in prices.

Some are said to be traveling to the game via Salzburg in Austria while others are heading to Switzerland to then change or other smaller cities in Germany.

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