United fans were involved in incidents in Lens and Rome last season where supporters found themselves the target of riot police, prompting European football´s governing body to agree to British government proposals to increase stewarding and limit the use of riot police.
Manchester United said in a statement: "The events of last season clearly demonstrated the need for crowd control standards to be set and met across Europe and this is welcome news."
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