Glazers have asserted their will to trade Manchester United and are contemplating various choices for this quest. Since 2005, for seventeen years they had boasted the historic football club, and now they plan to abandon ship.
Manchester United – Up for Sale
Last month, the Glazers established their eagerness to separate ways from the Red Devils. The American proprietors have presented the club for sale to any potential buyers. However, their bid is for 6 to 7 billion British pounds. This tag is impractical, according to industry experts.
An end to the Glazer’s rule at Manchester United was inevitable. They had portrayed a lack of enthusiasm for developing the club. It was just business for the Americans. The fans, the club, its history, cultures and traditions all remained neglected by the owners. Their existence had evaporated the situation from their introduction in 2005. Fans, on various occasions, have expressed their misery at the ill-treatment of the club by the Glazers.
Amazon’s Interest in Manchester United
E-Commerce giant, Amazon, has shown interest in Buying Manchester United. A report revealed that tweet by transfer news has revealed that Jeff Bezos has made an offer of 3.8 billion pounds for the purchase of Manchester United. New York Times are the potential carrier of this news, as mentioned by transfer news.
According to The Athletic, the media outlet has revealed that people familiar with the talks of this deal have cited Amazon as a potential buyer for Manchester United. The presence of the tech giants in football with broadcast rights for the premier league and sleeve sponsorship for Serie A-leaders, Napoli, are indicators of Amazon being on the line for purchase for the Red Devils.
Amazon has shown an interest in further investment in football. They will show 17 first-pick Tuesday Champions League matches from 2024, by sealing a transaction worth 1.5 billion pounds.
Amazon has released no official statements on this deal. The company has not commented on this speculation.
Repercussions of United being listed for sale
Manchester United auction for sale is a carrier of heart-warming news for many fans, yet it produces an air of anxiety. It is a piece of excellent news because the undesirable authority of the Glazers will end. They embraced this conviction because the business tycoons were ignorant of the club.
An air of uncertainty is prevailing about who the next owners of the club would be.
Fans don’t want their club to fall into the wrong hands again.
Another shocking incident which has occurred with the news is that the share prices of Manchester United have shot up 17 per cent. This has added 336.4 million pounds to the club’s market capitalisation.
The interest of other Global Companies in the Red Devils
With Manchester United for sale, the global market experiences interest from various global institutions. Apart from Amazon, many other curious potential buyers would desire to invest in the historic club.
Reports claimed that Apple too was interested in Manchester United, however, these rumours have reached denial by them.
Chairperson of Goldman Sachs, Lord Jim O’ Neill had attempted to buy Manchester United back in 2010. With an opportunity like this, he will surely show his interest in procuring the club.
Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the domain of football and its ownership will influence how it runs. Fans would expect an owner who would respect the legacy of the club and take it to greater heights.