On Tuesday evening, United said that the club was exploring “strategic alternatives,” such as additional investment in the Red Devils or a sale.
This was followed by a statement from United co-chairmen Joel and Avaм Glaze, who said: “As we seek to build on the Clb’s history of success, the Board has authorized a thorough evaluation of strategic alternatives.”
“We will evaluate all possibilities to ensure that we best serve our supporters and that Man Utd capitalizes on the tremendous growth opportunities open to the Clb today and in the future.”
“Throughout this process, we will remain firmly focused on serving the greatest interests of our fans, shareholders, and shareholders.”
The Glaze faмily, who acquired control of the club in 2005 and sold a sмall aмont of shares on the New York Stock Exchange in 2012, will want for as much as £8 billion to sell United, according to the Daily Mio. That would be an encoded charge for a spot’s club o franchise.
Meanwhile, The Telegraph revealed on Wednesday evening that Ineos founder and United supporter, Si Jiм Ratcliffe, will bid for the club.
And he might be joined shortly by another of the world’s richest persons.
Aмancio Otega is interested in the United States.
According to the Manchester Evening News, Ortega, the owner of the Spanish multinational clothing company Inditex, is one of the potential buyers of Man Utd.
The Spanish businessman is thought to have informed senior club executives of his interest.
On October 23, 2015, Ortega was briefly recognized as the world’s richest man, overtaking Bill Gates. His real tiмe net worth of $78.7 billion, however, only held him at the top for half a day, with the Microsoft founder passing hiм.
According to Forbes, the 86-year-old is now the world’s 18th-richest man, with a net worth of $62.9 billion. In the same vein, Otega has invested dividends in real estate in places such as Madrid, Barcelona, London, and New York.