Manchester United set for luxury car ban as Sir Jim Ratcliffe looks to cut costs at Old Trafford: report

A billboard showing partial Manchester United owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe outside Old Trafford.
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Manchester United's new partial owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is looking to cut costs at Old Trafford – by introducing a ban on luxury cars at the club.

Having acquired a 27.7 per cent stake in United and taken over football operations at the 13-time Premier League champions, Ratcliffe is keen to eradicate unnecessary spending in a bid to restore the club to its former glories over the next few months and years.

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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.