Manchester United set for massive Qatar takeover bid – potentially within a week

Manchester United set for massive Qatar takeover bid: A general view of the East Stand at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United before the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and Sporting Braga on October 23, 2012 in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United is to be the subject of a Qatar-based ownership bid within the coming days.

That's according to the Mail, who says that United could be the next Premier League club to be taken over by Middle Eastern buyers, following Manchester City and Newcastle United, owned by UAE and Saudi Arabian groups, respectively.

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.