Roy Keane believes it is ‘excellent news’ that the Glazers have opened the door to promoting Manchester United, having by no means had a relationship with the followers.
- Glazers open to United sale
- Keane grateful for homeowners’ determination
- ‘Excellent news’ for United followers
WHAT HAPPENED? It was introduced on November 22 that United’s homeowners have been searching for potential funding into the membership from exterior sources and have been open to all technique of that, together with a sale. Keane, who left the membership within the yr the Glazers accomplished their takeover, has spoken on their determination to place the membership available on the market.
WHAT HE SAID: Talking on ITV throughout their protection of the World Cup, the previous United captain defined his stance on the matter: “That’s excellent news for United followers, once more, the previous few years they’ve wished homeowners out, there’s been no relationship, they [the Glazers] are enterprise folks so it’s excellent news for the followers.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: The Glazers accomplished a controversial, leveraged buyout of United in 2005 and have lengthy been loathed by followers because of this, for loading up the membership with debt and failing to repay it, and for failing to offer correct funding or communication with supporters. Tensions have boiled over as soon as once more in the previous few years, and after extra stress to promote up, an announcement was launched confirming their need to discover ‘strategic options’.
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WHAT NEXT FOR MANCHESTER UNITED? With the cat now out of the bag, supporters will probably proceed to pile stress onto the homeowners and voice their displeasure till a sale is accomplished.