Manchester, United Kingdom) – “If Manchester United is up for sale, Sir Jim Ratcliffe is definitely a potential buyerSo a spokesman for the 69-year-old British businessman, a fan of the Red Devils and owner of the chemical company Ineos, angered fans of the historic British club in an interview with The Times:If something like this is possible – go on –, we would be interested to talk about it with a view to long-term ownership. It is not a matter of money spent or not spent. Jim looks at what can be done now, and knowing how important the club is to the city, He thinks it’s time for a change at the topRatcliffe’s intentions would be to initially enter the company with a minority stake, then become the largest shareholder over time.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe, potential new owner of Manchester United
Ratcliffe is the owner and founder of IneosThe fourth largest chemical company in the world. It was listed by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, in April 2020, as The second richest person in Britain And 55th place on the planet: a hypothesis confirmed by Forbes magazine, which in 2021 attributed to it assets worth 16.89 billion euros. The original Failsworth businessman will be – according to allegations in the UK – I am aware of the anger of Manchester United fans towards the Glazer familyThe owner of the club, would like to exploit this situation to make room within the company.
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