Sir Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United if the club is for sale.
a source told sky sports news Ratcliffe are serious about buying United and could involve former players along with Sir Dave Brailsford.
United declined to comment on rumors and speculation.
Ratcliffe – Britain’s richest man is CEO of Ineos Group Ltd. He also owns his Ineos Grenadiers in his team Cycling, his Nice in the Ligue 1 side he took over in 2019, and FC Lausanne-Sport, his club in the Swiss Super League.
The 69-year-old Manchester United supporter made a last-minute bid of £4.25 billion to buy Chelsea this summer, but American businessman Todd Boley has decided to buy the club. His offer was rejected because it was a success.
Former British Cycling Performance Director, Brailsford is General Manager of Ineos Grenadiers.
A spokesperson for Ratcliffe said Times: “If the club goes up for sale, Jim is definitely a potential buyer.
“If something like this is possible, I’d be interested in discussing it with a view to long-term ownership.
“This is not a question of whether the money is spent or not. Jim is thinking about what he can do now and knowing how important the club is to the city, he felt it was time to reset. I have.”
‘Ratcliffe wants to own a Premier League club’
Sky Sports Chief Reporter Kave Solhekol:
“Sir Jim Ratcliffe was looking to buy Chelsea because he is a Chelsea season ticket holder, but he is actually from Greater Manchester and grew up supporting Manchester United.
“He’s a self-made billionaire worth around £12 billion. He owns and starts the fourth largest chemical engineering business in the world.
“He has made no secret of his desire to own a Premier League club. He tried to buy Chelsea but the bid was delayed. rice field.
“A lot of people thought it was a run-up to trying to buy Manchester United. He always said he was potentially interested in buying United if they were sold. It has now been confirmed
Glazer family ‘considering sale of minority stake’
Ratcliffe’s interest follows reports that the Glazer family are considering selling a minority stake in Manchester United. bloomberg.
Although preliminary discussions were held about bringing in new investors, bloomberg report. United have not commented on the report.
The Glazers have owned Manchester United since 2005.
United fans: Any change must be the right change
Following news of a possible sale of a minority stake in the Glazer family, United’s Supporters’ Trust issued a statement saying the change in ownership of the club must be the right one for the club.
United’s chief supporters’ group said: ‘Supporters have been asking for change and of course this has to be the right change.
“A prospective new owner or investor must be committed to the club’s culture, spirit and highest traditions.”
The United fan group also called for investments to “restore United to their former glory”, incorporating supporters into the ownership model and funding a renovation of Old Trafford.
“This is about attracting investors.”
Sky Sports Chief Reporter Kave Solhekol:
“The Glaser family do not want to sell Manchester United. bloombergbut only brings more investment to the club.
“The New York Stock Exchange reacted to the news, with United’s stock up 4% this morning, bloomberg, a potential deal could see Manchester United valued at up to £5 billion. United has not commented on these reports at all.
“If we are talking about bringing investments to clubs like Manchester United, there are a lot of people who want to invest in Premier League clubs at the moment. The bank that was marketing the sale was contacted by over 100 parties.
“There is a lot of interest in investing in Premier League clubs, especially in the US. Why would they want to do that? The club’s value will grow exponentially in the coming years as they believe that streaming interest will grow and they will be able to make money from fans of Premier League clubs around the world.
“As far as the Glazer family is concerned, they effectively sold a minority stake in United because they listed the club on the New York Stock Exchange and sold 10% of the stake. They sold that stake to shareholders. This time it’s an investment. About Bringing Home
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