Man United takeover: New bidder emerges after offers fall short of Glazers' valuation

Exterior shot of Old Trafford, home stadium of Manchester United, ahead of the FA Cup fifth round match between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 1, 2023 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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American investment firm Carlyle are reportedly interested in buying a minority stake in Manchester United.

United have been on the market since November, when the club's current owners, the controversial Glazer family, announced that they were seeking "strategic alternatives" – which could potentially range from a part sale to a complete takeover.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...