Billionaire Manchester United fan Sir Jim Ratcliffe confirms bid to purchase club

INEOS chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe is pictured at the Coupe de France final between Nice and Nantes at the Stade de France on 7 May, 2022 in Paris, France.
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British Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe and his petrochemicals conglomerate INEOS have tabled a formal bid for "majority ownership" of Manchester United.

United's current owners, the controversial Glazer family, put the club up for sale back in November, having had majority control since 2005.

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