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Manchester United: Billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying a stake in the Premier League news

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.

Britain’s richest man, Ratcliffe is CEO of Ineos Group Ltd and owns cycling team Ineos Grenadiers, Ligue 1 side Nice, which he took over in 2019, and Swiss Super League club FC Lausanne Sport. doing.

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.

Jim Ratcliffe

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’

Former executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward says the Glazers' takeover of Manchester United in 2005
Former vice-chairman Ed Woodward helped the Glazers buy Manchester United in 2005

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.

“This is about attracting investors.”

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According to Bloomberg, the Glazer family is considering selling a minority stake in Manchester United.

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 had previously listed the club on the New York Stock Exchange and sold 10% of their stake, so they effectively sold a minority stake in United. This time it’s about bringing in investors.”

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