Premier League, Manchester United up for sale: nine billion deal

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“Ready to explore strategic alternatives for the club.”

“Manchester United, one of the world’s most successful and historic sporting clubs, announces that the board of the company has decided to start a process to explore strategic alternatives for the club.” With this statement, the Manchester United board, in effect, made it known that it is ready to consider offers to divest the club.

The Glazers, owners of Manchester United, after a full 17 years seem determined to step aside and, cinquid to divest the club. Red Devils fans have long been at odds with the Glazers. Well, this time the divestment could become a reality. According to The Sun, there is talk of a market value of as much as nine billion pounds (highest listing of a sports club in the world). After Cristiano Ronaldo’s farewell, now the Glazers’ may come.

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