Manchester and Leicester are two towns that are 120 km apart as the crow flies.
The Red Devils have also chosen the air route to play their Premier League match at the Foxes, this Saturday at 4 p.m.
In 10 minutes watch in hand, Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates arrived at their destination.
Fast, but really not green ...
To justify the choice of the plane, Manchester United advanced traffic problems on the M6 motorway, reports the BBC.
The club also defended itself by communicating to the public media all the steps taken to save the climate, which would have enabled it to reduce its annual carbon emissions "by about 2,700 tonnes since 2008".
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