'Distinct lack of harmony': Sheikh Jassim facing problems in Manchester United negotiations despite 11th-hour bid

Manchester United Old Trafford and Sheikh Jassim
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Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani has reportedly submitted an improved, 11th-hour offer to buy Manchester United, but reports are suggesting his absence from negotiations could prove a sticking point in his desire to acquire the club.

The Qatari banker submitted the fresh bid on Tuesday morning to Raine Group, the merchant bank handling the sale on behalf of the Glazers. 

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.