Man Utd takeover news RECAP (2023)

Marcus Rashford is out of Thursday's Europa League quarter-final first leg at home to Sevilla on Thursday, following the striker's withdrawal from the win over Everton. He is set to miss the next "few games" due to a muscle injury.

Meanwhile, prospective new owners of Manchester United will enter a third round of bidding at the end of this month as the Raine Group call for final offers.

Both Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani are expected to table third offers, with as many as seven parties still in the running for a takeover of the club. None of the previous bids are thought to have matched the £6billion valuation set by the Glazers.

Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus pleaded for a swift resolution to the process on Tuesday evening, calling on the Glazers to 'negotiate face-to-face' with what he believes to be three serious bidders. Gary Neville, meanwhile, has labelled the decision to open a new round of bidding as 'classless' and suggested it could impact United's transfer activity.

TODAY'S BIG TALKING POINT: Are the Glazers dragging out the takeover process unnecessarily? Have your say here.

Keep tabs on the latest news, views and transfer rumours with dedicated updates below.

Key Events

  • Thomas Zilliacus pulls out of United bidding process

  • BREAKING: McTominay out for Sevilla

  • United give update on Rashford injury

Kyle Newbould

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Kyle Newbould

REPORT: Reds eyeing Gravenberch

United are one of three Premier League clubs keeping tabs on Ryan Gravenberch with the Dutch midfielder considering his future, according to90min.

Gravenberch joined Bayern from Ajax last summer, but has managed just 323 minutes in the Bundesliga this season with Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka ever-present in midfield.

At 20-years-old, the midfielder is eyeing a path to first-team football and is set to analyse his chances of doing so in Bavaria ahead of the summer. United, Liverpool and Arsenal have all asked to be kept informed of his decisions ahead of a potential summer move.

United have been in regular contact with Bayern all season and could also look to make Marcel Sabitzer's loan move permanent.

Man Utd takeover news RECAP (1)

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Will these two make a return to the starting-XI tomorrow?

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Kyle Newbould

United told two signings that would make them title challengers

Wes Brown believes adding Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham to the squad this summer would make United title challengers in the next few years.

United hold an interest in both stars, with Erik ten Hag keen on adding a world-class goalscorer and a ball-playing No.8 this summer.

Here's what Brown told William Hill podcast, No Tippy Tappy Football:

“If Manchester United sign Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham, they win the league in the next three years. I don’t see why they couldn’t with those players and the manager they have.

“Kane wants to go to Manchester United; they’d love him. We know what he can do in the Premier League, so they aren’t messing about there. He is a bit older and will probably cost a lot of money, but he will do the job straight away.

"He’ll bring the missing piece United can’t seem to get right at the moment. They need someone that is scoring goals week in, week out.”

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Kyle Newbould

REPORT: United hold Mamardashvili talks

Agents of Valencia goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili have held talks with a number of Premier League clubs last week including United, according to90min.

Mamardashvili has been a shining light in an otherwise dismal season for Valencia, with the Spanish side currently in the relegation zone.

The 22-year-old has attracted interest from a number of top-flight clubs for a string of fine performances, promising high potential for the young Georgian.

United are one of those interested and representatives from Old Trafford have reportedly held initial talks with the goalkeeper's representatives. The report does add that several clubs have done the same, including Chelsea, Tottenham and Leicester City.

Valencia are expected to want £30million for their man.

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Kyle Newbould

Full focus on Sevilla tomorrow

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Kyle Newbould

More from Zilliacus

Jim Ratcliffe, sheik Jassim and myself all were ready to negotiate a deal to buy United. Instead Glazers chose to start a new round. I will not participate in a farce set up to maximize the profit for the sellers at the expense of Manchester United.

— Thomas Zilliacus (@TZilliacus) April 12, 2023


Thomas Zilliacus pulls out of United bidding process

Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus has 'declined participation' in the third round of takeover bidding, slamming the Glazers for 'giving no respect to the club'.

Reports last night suggested a third round of bidding was set to take place with a deadline of April 28 set by the Raine Group.

I have declined participation in a third bidding round for United. The bidding is turning into a farce, with Glazers giving no respect to the club. The delays will make it very difficult for any new owner to build a winning team for next season.

— Thomas Zilliacus (@TZilliacus) April 12, 2023

Kyle Newbould

All smiles in training earlier today

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BREAKING: McTominay out for Sevilla

Scott McTominay has been ruled out of Manchester United's Europa League quarter-final first leg against Sevilla through injury.

McTominay did not train with the rest of the United squad on Wednesday afternoon but club sources say his injury is not too serious.

Read the full story here >>>

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Kyle Newbould

REPORT: Brighton's Caicedo demands

Brighton want at least £80million for the United-linked Moises Caicedo, according toFootball Insider.

Erik ten Hag is keen to strengthen in defensive midfield, with the absence of Casemiro this season leading to a marked drop off in quality and results. The Reds have been linked with Caicedo in the past and are thought to have retained their interest.

Brighton turned down an offer of around £70million from Arsenal in January, instead tying Caicedo down to a new contract which will run until 2027.

Despite that, the Seagulls will reportedly accept an offer around £80million this summer, so long as it leaves them time to find a replacement.

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Kyle Newbould

Final preparations underway for Sevilla

Matchday loading #MUFC || #UEL

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 12, 2023

Kyle Newbould

REPORT: Bayern eyeing Osimhen

Bayern Munich are interested in Victor Osimhen and the Napoli striker would be open to a move, according toSky Germany.

Osimhen has attracted plenty of interest after an outstanding season in Naples, his 25 goals helping Luciano Spalletti's side to a place in the Champions League last-16 and an all but certain Serie A title. United are known admirers of the Nigerian, with Erik ten Hag eyeing a world-class goalscorer this summer.

But with No.9s set to be in high demand this summer, any move will face inevitable competition, with this most recent report suggesting Bayern's interest could prove decisive.

The report adds that Thomas Tuchel's side could handle the likely €100million-plus fee, while Osimhen 'can definitely imagine' joining the Bundesliga giants.

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Kyle Newbould

Erik ten Hag praises Antony

The boss has shown his support for our Brazilian winger

@Antony00#MUFC || #UEL

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 12, 2023

Kyle Newbould

United-linked Kamada to leave Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt have confirmed that Daichi Kamada will leave the club upon the expiry of his contract at the end of the season.

United have been linked with Kamada as a potential free agent come summer. The Reds are one of several Premier League sides reportedly eyeing the creative midfielder, with Liverpool also interested.

The 26-year-old has 13 goals and five assists across all competitions this season and has been one of Frankfurt's key creative outlets for the entirety of his six-year spell in Germany.

Daichi Kamada to leave Eagles

The 26-year-old, who has been at Eintracht for six years, will leave the club at the end of the season after deciding not to renew his contract.#SGE

— Eintracht Frankfurt (@eintracht_eng) April 12, 2023

Kyle Newbould

McTominay absent in training

McTominay wasn’t training with #mufc squad during open session.

— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) April 12, 2023

Kyle Newbould

United hosting open training this afternoon

#mufc out for training

— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) April 12, 2023

Isaac Johnson

Erik ten Hag on Anthony Martial injury record

"You say I defended him, yeah. But I just point to the stats. The stats are telling you the moment he is on the pitch, the time he needs for a goal is less.

"When he's in the team, I refer to games against Man City and against Liverpool, we play our best football and we have our best results as a team.

"I defend him because I point to the stats and I see how he contributes to this team."

Read everything he said about Martial's injuries here >>>

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Isaac Johnson

United get Frimpong 'boost'

A report from BILD claims that Bayern Munich have backed away from their interest in Bayer Leverkusen right-back Jeremie Frimpong.

The defender has been linked with a move to United this summer as Erik ten Hag tries to bolster competition in every position.

Frimpong, formerly of Manchester City's academy, has eight goals and five asissts in 27 Bundesliga matches this season, having been predominantly used as a wing-back.

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Isaac Johnson

Erik ten Hag on Harry Maguire vs Everton

"We saw on Saturday how good he is. He's doing really well and he's always in contention.

"I'm happy with how my team is defending, we defend with 11 and we have a great goalie who gives us so many clean sheets."

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Isaac Johnson

United without three players vs Sevilla

Manchester United will be without Marcus Rashford and two other players for tomorrow's match with Sevilla.

Rashford will miss the next few games after picking up a muscle injury in Saturday's 2-0 win over Everton.

He will be joined on the sidelines on Thursday by two of his teammates.

Read who they are here >>>

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Isaac Johnson

Sabitzer makes admission on future

Marcel Sabitzer has conceded there is little clarity over his future.

The midfielder is on loan at United from Bayern Munich until the end of the season.

The Austria star says he is enjoying his time in the Premier League but cannot say for sure what will happen during the summer.

Read what he said here >>>

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Isaac Johnson

Erik ten Hag on Rashford injury

"[He's out for] a few games, so that's the statement. I can't give more details on it because we don't know. We'll have to see it how it develops."

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Isaac Johnson

'Bellingham is ready for the role Erik ten Hag wants him to take on'

"When a club 'cools' their interest in a player it is usually code for the player does not want to join them.

"Manchester United'cooled' their interest in Antoine Griezmann barely an hour after Atletico Madrid's transfer ban was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in 2017. Griezmann had promised to remain in Madrid in the event they were unable to recruit a replacement.

"Last night, Liverpool had 'cooled' their pursuit of Jude Bellingham. The headline on one outlet has been adjusted to 'end' this morning. 'Cooled' was always code for 'ended'."

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United give update on Rashford injury

Marcus Rashford will miss the next few games for United after picking up a muscle injury against Everton on Saturday.

It means he will play no part in tomorrow's clash Europa League with Sevilla nor likely Sunday's meeting with Nottingham Forest.

Rashford is United's top scorer with 28 goals this season with second-place Bruno Fernandes on 10.

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Isaac Johnson

Bayern Munich fans unfurl anti-Glazer banner vs Man City

Bayern Munich fans shared their true thoughts on the Glazers' ownership of United during last night's Champions League clash with Manchester City.

The visiting supporters unveiled the message during the second half of the 3-0 defeat.

The banner also took aim at City owner Sheikh Mansour, prompting a reaction from the home faithful.

Read the full story here >>>

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Isaac Johnson

United fans make Glazers point amid Bellingham Liverpool update

Manchester United fans are eager to see Jude Bellingham make Old Trafford his new home this summer after Liverpool withdrew from a pursuit.

However, some are concerned how much the takeover process will impact a chase.

The Manchester Evening News reported in December that the Reds were open to facilitating a summer move for Bellingham.

Read what fans have said here >>>

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Isaac Johnson

'Osimhen tendency shows why Erik ten Hag prefers Kane'

"Kane might not be playing in the Champions League next season should he stay at Tottenham with the club currently in fifth.

"Napoli are poised to embark on their quarter-final bout with AC Milan in the competition this week, the latter knocking Spurs out in the previous round. However, Osimhen may not feature.

"He recently told one of the club's fans that his latest knock isn’t anything major but it’s the latest in a concerning trend for the attacker. "

Read the piece in full here >>>

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Richard Fay

Newport boss reveals McNeill transfer wish

Newport manager Graham Coughlan admits he'd love to re-sign Charlie McNeill on loan again next season.

“We had to bring in young players in January and couldn’t do what some other clubs did but I don’t think anybody has signed better when you include Harry Charsley,” he told the South Wales Argus.

“The age and experience might count against them but they have been brilliant and I hope we can keep giving them the education and development they need to go back to their parent clubs and compete for the first team after massive growth.

“But I wouldn’t say no to having them here again next season if Middlesbrough, Manchester United and Stoke were open to that. I will pursue them for sure.”

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Richard Fay

United's next five fixtures

A look at the next five United fixtures across all competitions.

  • Tomorrow | Sevilla (H) | UEL
  • 16 April | Nottingham Forest (A) | PL
  • 20 April | Sevilla (A) | UEL
  • 23 April | Brighton (N) | FA Cup
  • 27 April | Tottenham (A) | PL

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Who are the bidders for Manchester United? ›

There are confirmed bids from Qatari Sheikh Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jaber Al-Thani, Sir Jim Ratcliffe via his company Ineos, and Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus. There have been reports of other bids from the USA and Saudi Arabia but Sheikh Jassim and Ratcliffe are the frontrunners.

Who is Man United interested in signing? ›

Manchester United monitoring former Arsenal goalkeeper

Manchester United are reportedly keen on signing former Arsenal shot stopper Wojciech Szczesny and bring him back to the Premier League.

What was Man United biggest loss against Man City? ›

The 6–1 score was the biggest defeat suffered by Manchester United against City at Old Trafford since the 5–0 loss in 1955.

How did Manchester United finish up? ›

United finished sixth in the Premier League, and were knocked out of the EFL Cup in the third round and the FA Cup in the fourth round, as well as reaching the UEFA Champions League round of 16.
2021–22 Manchester United F.C. season.
2021–22 season
StadiumOld Trafford
Premier League6th
FA CupFourth Round
EFL CupThird Round
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Who is the official kit supplier for Manchester United? ›

Manchester United FC Soccer Jerseys

Shop Red Devils jerseys and apparel at adidas.

What players are coming to Manchester United 2023? ›

Man Utd Transfers 2022/2023: IN
PlayerFrom / ToDate
Jack Butland Jack Butland GKCrystal Palace Man Utd05-01-2023
Martin Dúbravka Martin Dúbravka GKNewcastle Utd. Man Utd31-08-2022
Marcel Sabitzer Marcel Sabitzer DM (RL), M (C)Bayern Man Utd30-01-2023
Wout Weghorst Wout Weghorst F (CRL)Burnley Man Utd12-01-2023
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Who is the best player in Manchester United in history? ›

Giggs ended his professional career with 168 goals and 162 assists in 963 appearances, a football record. Giggs won 30 honours during his time playing for Manchester United, which is the most honours won by any British player.

Who is Man United top target? ›

Man Utd desperately need to sign a prolific striker in the summer and Erik ten Hag is interested in Spurs' Harry Kane. Harry Kane sits top of Man United's transfer shortlist this summer, but Bayern Munich have also been linked with the striker.

Who defeated Man United the most? ›

Arsenal have also defeated Manchester United in league competition on 74 occasions, which represents the most Manchester United have lost against any club.

What is Man United biggest win? ›

Manchester United 9-0 Ipswich Town – 4 March 1995.

What is the biggest defeat in Premier League history? ›

1. Manchester United 9-0 Ipswich Town. March 4, 1995 at Old Trafford. This was by far the worst mauling any team had ever had the displeasure of experiencing, it was the complete rout.

Are Manchester United still in debt? ›

Manchester United's debt increased by £58.6m to £535.7m in the year to 31 December 2022, according to the club's latest financial results, published against the backdrop of a potential takeover.

Why does Manchester United have so much debt? ›

Their £790m takeover in the summer of 2005 came by way of a leveraged buyout: when a significant amount of borrowed money is used to fund the acquisition of a company, with the debt secured against that company itself.

Is Manchester United still a big team? ›

Manchester United are no longer classed as one of the top 20 football clubs in the world, according to an updated ranking of clubs in Europe. United, who haven't won a Premier League title in almost 10 years, have been on the decline in the post-Alex Ferguson era.

Who is the richest signing in football? ›

The 222 million euro transfer of Brazilian player Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in August 2017 is the all-time highest fee for a soccer transfer.

Who is the most expensive player bought by Ferguson? ›

1. Dimitar Berbatov: £30.75m.

Why did Nike leave Manchester United? ›

UPDATED WITH STATEMENT FROM NIKE 17:20pm: Nike has ended its 13-year kit supply deal with Manchester United due to the price of signing a new contract, lining the path for rival Adidas to take over.

Who is meant to be buying Manchester United? ›

Billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe has confirmed his interest in buying Manchester United. The 70-year-old's chemical firm Ineos announced it had formally lodged interest with the club's current owners, the Glazer family. "We have formally put ourselves into the process," an Ineos spokesperson said.

How long is United's contract with Adidas? ›

The list of partners is led by sports brand Adidas, who have been the club's official kit supplier since 2015. United signed a ten-year sponsorship deal with the sportswear giant worth £750million, which came into effect after the club's deal with Nike came to an end upon the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign.

Who is the best player in Man U 2023? ›

Who is the best player in Manchester United 2022/2023? Currently the best player at Manchester United is Bruno Fernandes. His performance index is 93, he scored 5 goals and provided 6 assists. With 22 shots on goal and a conversion rate of 22% he is at the moment 93 in the Premier League.

Which new players joined Manchester United? ›

New signings summer window
PlayerNationalityPrevious club
Lisandro MartínezArgentinaAjax
Tyrell MalaciaNetherlandsFeyenoord
Christian EriksenDenmarkBrentford
Martin DúbravkaSlovakiaNewcastle United
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Feb 1, 2023

Who is the most famous player in the world? ›

Lionel Messi (PSG & Argentina) (Total Football Goals: 803)

Who is best player in the whole world? ›

Best Football Players to Watch out for the 2023 Season
RankingPlayer NameClub/Team
1Lionel MessiPSG & Argentina
2Robert LewandowskiBarcelona & Poland
3Kylian MbappePSG & France
4Cristiano RonaldoAl Nassr & Portugal
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Who is the best 7 man United? ›

So many iconic names have worn the prestigious Manchester United jersey, but there are some names that have cemented themselves in history thanks to one number, seven. George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, and Cristiano Ronaldo to name some from a lineage that will live on for years to come.

Who is a famous man United supporter? ›

FAMOUS REDFamous as…..Famous for......
Andy GoldsteinTV and Radio PresenterSoccer AM, Talksport
Andy RourkeMusicianSmiths, Freebass
Andy WhymentActorCoronation Street (Kirk)
Angus DeaytonActor & TV PresenterOne Foot in the Grave; Have I Got News For You
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Why is Man United so good? ›

The club achieved such accolades by their performances on and off the pitch through the years. The club has been graced by legends from the likes of Sir Bobby Charlton and George Best, stalwarts like Paul Scholes and David Beckham, to the new generation of players led by Nemanja Vidic and star player Wayne Rooney.

Who is Manchester United biggest enemy? ›

Among the top Premier League teams, Liverpool FC represents Manchester United's oldest and biggest rival for both geographical and historical reasons. The two cities, which are the largest in North West England and the main industrial centers in the country, are only thirty-five miles apart from each other.

What is Manchester United worst record? ›

1930-31: Record Breaker, Record Holder

They lost every game from the start of the season on the 30th August 1930 until a 2-0 home win against Birmingham City on the 1st November. That 12 game losing streak still stands as United's longest.

What is Man Utd's biggest loss at Old Trafford? ›

Manchester United 1 Manchester City 6, 2011

It certainly remains their most memorable home defeat in the division's history, too. Mario Balotelli struck twice before the hour mark to establish City's dominance at Old Trafford before, with Jonny Evans sent off, Sergio Aguero added a third.

Who are Man United biggest rivals? ›

The Liverpool F.C.–Manchester United F.C. rivalry, sometimes referred to as the Northwest Derby, is a high-profile inter-city rivalry between English professional football clubs Liverpool and Manchester United.

Who are the Big 5 in the Premier League? ›

As a commercial, free-to-air broadcaster, advertising revenues were critical to the network, so they focused primarily on the 'Big Five' clubs of the era – Liverpool, Manchester United, Everton, Arsenal and Spurs – and this caused considerable irritation among other clubs and their supporters.

What is the biggest loss in football history? ›

AS Adema 149–0 SO l'Emyrne was a football match played on 31 October 2002 between two teams in Toamasina, Madagascar.
AS Adema 149–0 SO l'Emyrne.
EventTHB Champions League playoff
AS Adema SO l'Emyrne 149 0
Date31 October 2002

Who beat Liverpool most? ›

Manchester United have recorded the most league victories over Liverpool, with 69 wins.

Who has been undefeated away the longest in the Premier League? ›

Arsenal – 49

Wenger's men won the 2003-04 edition of the Premier League without losing a single game. That Arsenal team is iconically called 'The Invincibles'.

Who is the only undefeated Premier League team? ›

May 7, 2003 – October 16, 2004

38 of these 49 games came in a single season, as Arsenal's 'Invincibles' went an entire season without defeat – the only Premier League team to ever do so – with a record of 24 wins and 12 draws.

Which football team has the most debt? ›

#1 Barcelona - €1.35 billion in debt

It is always surprising when one sees Barcelona struggling to function as a football club.

Do the Glazers own 100% of Manchester United? ›

Having bought the club to become sole owners in May 2005, the Glazer family now own 69% of United due to some of the siblings diluting their shareholding in recent years.

Is Manchester United a rich team? ›

Richest football club: Manchester City, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester United, others make world richest clubs top 20 - BBC News Pidgin.

Which football club has no debt? ›

Paris Saint Germain is among the few renowned football clubs with no debt in 2023. In the 2021/22 season, PSG generated 654.2 million euros in revenue (nearly 100 million euros more than the previous year).

Is Liverpool FC in debt? ›

Senior Anfield figures say the club's external debt is £88m with cash of £13.4m, so the net debt stands at £74.6m.

Is Manchester United making a profit? ›

This statistic shows the total annual profit/loss made by Manchester United from 2010 to 2022. The Red Devils recorded a loss of over 115 million British pounds in the 2022 fiscal year, representing the third consecutive year that the club reported a loss.

Who is better Man United or Liverpool? ›

Is Manchester United better than Liverpool FC? Currently Manchester United has a better 1vs1 performance index with 95. Manchester United has 44 goals and Liverpool FC has a total of 50 goals. Our opinion is that currently Manchester United would win the match.

What club has the largest fan base? ›

1. Real Madrid (272.5m) Real Madrid is the most followed football club and team in the world in [y]. Despite the loss of their talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, the Los Blancos are still going strong in terms of winning the trophies and the number of worldwide supporters.

Who is currently the best soccer team in the world? ›

Bayern München

Who is looking at buying Man United? ›

The main contenders to take over Manchester United are Sheikh Jassim Bin Al Thani and Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

Who is Manchester United new signing January 2023? ›

Players in
Jan 6. 2023Jack ButlandCrystal Palace
Jan 13. 2023Wout WeghorstBurnley
Jan 31. 2023Marcel SabitzerBayern
Jan 31, 2023

How to get Man United players signatures? ›

How do I contact a player / the manager, and can I request an autograph or visit? Due to the number of requests received, we cannot arrange autographs or visits to events. Autograph requests are reserved for registered charity requests only, and must be submitted online to

Who is number 9 on Manchester United? ›

Anthony Jordan Martial (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsjal]; born 5 December 1995) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team.

How much is Manchester United really worth? ›

As the biggest club in the world's most high-profile domestic league, United have a scarcity value that has led to some reports suggesting the club could be worth as much $10bn on the open market.

What are the odds for Manchester United takeover? ›

Latest betting odds say there's a 63% chance of the first bid to acquire a controlling stake of Manchester United to be accepted in 2023. The takeover of Manchester United is one of the biggest news stories in English football currently and bookies say that there's a 63% chance it happens this year.

How much does it cost to buy a Man United club? ›

How much will Manchester United cost? The Times does not talk about specific numbers, but the price involved in buying United could be in the region of €5.5 billion, a figure higher than the sale of Chelsea to Todd Boehly.

Will Greenwood return to Manchester United? ›

Mason Greenwood will not return to Manchester United training until next season at the earliest, it has been reported. The 21-year-old forward has been suspended by his club since January 2022 when he was first accused of attempted rape and assault.

Will Mason Greenwood play for United again? ›

Manchester United has set no timeframe for the internal process that will determine whether one of its brightest prospects ever plays for the club again. Greenwood has only said that he is "relieved that this matter is now over" - offering no indication of any determination to resume his playing career.

Did Greenwood return to training? ›

Manchester United have told Mason Greenwood that he cannot return to training before the season ends, according to MailOnline. The 21-year-old has not played for the Red Devils since January 2022, after he was arrested and subsequently charged with attempted rape, controlling behaviour and assault.

Can I get autographs from players? ›

Write a polite, friendly letter asking the player to autograph your card. Remember that athletes, like all celebrities, receive many requests from fans. Writing a thoughtful letter is key. If the player is still active, simply mail him your request in care of his team.

Has United made any signings? ›

Luke Shaw to sign new four-year contract at Old Trafford

Luke Shaw has agreed a contract extension at Manchester United, according to The Athletic.

How many players have Manchester United signed now? ›

United's transfer ins and outs

The summer 2022 transfer window has now closed and it proved to be a busy period for Manchester United's men's team with five new players signed on a permanent basis and a sixth recruit joining on loan, while there were also plenty of departures and temporary exits.

Who is the oldest player in Man United? ›

1Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper40 years 06 months 29 days
2Ryan Giggs Left Midfield40 years 05 months 07 days
3Raimond van der Gouw Goalkeeper39 years 01 month 17 days
4Jack Warner Midfield38 years 07 months 01 day
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Who is the best number 7 in Manchester United? ›

Bryan Robson is one of the most iconic and celebrated no. 7s in United history.

Who has the number 2 in Manchester United history? ›

– Also worn by Peter Schmeichel (1993-1999), Mark Bosnich (1999-2000), Fabien Barthez (2000-2003), Tim Howard (2004-2006) and David De Gea (2011-present). 2. Gary Neville (wore United's <b>no. 2</b> from 1996-2011) – Also worn by Paul Parker (1993-1996) and Rafael da Silva (2012-2015).


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