Manchester United ‘confident’ of landing Premier League star as first signing under Sir Jim Ratcliffe: report

Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Avram Glazer watch Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final against Coventry City at Wembley in April 2024.
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Manchester United are reportedly close to completing their first signing since the arrival of Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

Ratcliffe's INEOS group acquired a 27.7 per cent share of United in February and the British businessman has taken control of football operations at Old Trafford.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.