The BBC reports that Sheikh Jassim has withdrawn from negotiations to buy Manchester United.
After there were rumors about Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar moving forward with negotiations to buy Manchester United again throughout the past week, the latest news agency “BBC” reported on On October 14, it was announced that Sheikh Jassim had withdrawn from the Red Devils’ acquisition process. Because negotiations to buy 100 percent of the ยูฟ่าเบท team worth 5,000 million pounds (225 billion baht) have collapsed.
Inside sources reveal that now Sir Jim Ratcliffe, a British billionaire, Owner of the chemical company “Ineos”, Sheikh Jassim’s main competitor. Negotiations are underway to buy approximately 25 percent of the team’s shares instead.
The Glazer family Manchester United owner. It was announced in November 2022 that it was considering selling the club. Causing many capital groups to submit proposals Sheik Jassim and Sir Ratcliffe are the favorites being considered. With both sides offering the same amount of 5,000 million pounds, but differing in what Sheikh Jassim asks for. Over the team 100 percent and offering to clear all old debts. Including supporting the budget to build a new competition field. Improve the practice field Invest in football players and doing community development projects Representing a total value of more than 1,400 million pounds (63 billion baht).
While Sir Ratcliffe’s side offered to buy a majority share of the team. It allows the Glazer family to retain a minority stake for a period of time.
However, news reports indicate that Glazer ultimately deemed the offer unsatisfactory. Because the goal is to sell it at a price of 6,000 million pounds (270 billion baht). Which if that price is not met Continuing to hold the shares would be more worthwhile, so they did not sell amid opposition from Red Devils fans who have repeatedly protested for the American businessman to let go of the club permanently.