Just hours after the official announcement of Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure, a new media bombshell is a tour site for the hot current at Manchester United. La famille Glazer has officially announced its intention to sell the Red Devils. In effect, les Américains, proprietaires depuis, will examine potential sources of investment extérieure, which could include a full sale of the Mancunian club. The sources said on Tuesday, that the investment money was missioned by the owners of Manchester United, but they gave advice and recommendations on the process, understanding a full or partial sale, a strategic partnership with the levels. Le curs de l’action bursière de Manchester United immediately rose by 17% as a result, adding almost 400 million dollars to the capitalization bursière du club, according to l’expert en économie du football Kieran Maguire. The announcement of this sale marks the end of several years of speculation over Glazer’s departure, when the club has experienced a real footballing decline since the start of the year.
«Le processus est conçu pour amelioration to the growth of the future of the club, but the last positioning of the club to hold more opportunities for once on the field and commercially. As they look to continue to meet the club’s history of success, the board has enabled an in-depth assessment of strategic alternatives. We are evaluating all options to ensure they best serve our fans and Manchester United maximize the important growth opportunities available to the club today and into the future. Throughout this process, we remain fully focused on serving the best interests of fans, stocks and various stakeholders»said executive co-chairmen and directors Avram Glazer and Joel Glazer, in an official statement published on the Man United website.
Jim Ratcliffe in pole position?
A Bloomberg report in August 2022 stated that the Glazer family was willing to sell a minority stake in the club. The British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe s’était alors renseigné, looking very interested in l’achat du club avant de déclarer en octobre que les Glazer refusaient catégoriquement toute vente. Several intense manifestations ont par la suite eu lieu proven des groupes de supporters. In May 2021, des protests entered the report of the champion à domicile match of United against Liverpool. Thousands of supporters marched at Old Trafford in protest before the same match this season, in August. Les Red Devils were part of the European Super League installment plan, which is fast collapsing in April 2021. Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer has apologized for the trouble caused.
Recent reports have issued the hypothesis that they need between 5 and 9 billion livres sterling to persuade the Glazers to sell United, who have more and more problems in competing with the other big clubs on the markets. The new survient à peine five days after it was announced Fenway Sports Group (FSG), Liverpool’s American owners, had the Merseyside club up for sale. In the negotiations, the Glazer family is surrounded by The Raine Group and is the exclusive financial advisor to the company and Latham & Watkins LLP and legal counsel to the company.
Club statement regarding a process to explore strategic options for Manchester United.#MUFC
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