Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani has confirmed he has made a bid for Manchester United.
It was expected that a bid would come from Qatar this week and it has now been made for 100 per cent of Manchester United, with a promise to make the club debt free which is something fans have wanted for some time.
The bid was made ahead of the 10pm deadline on Friday night with Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jaber Al Thani, the chairman of one of the country’s leading banks, announced his intention to take the club from the Glazer family.
Earlier today, Rainbow United issued a statement which states that they had concerns over certain bids, with one of them being from Qatar.
Al Thani has issued a statement saying he would invest in the club, the stadium, the training ground and the community of Manchester, as per the Daily Mail.
“The bid plans to return the club to its former glories both on and off the pitch, and – above all – will seek to place the fans at the heart of Manchester United Football Club once more.
“The bid will be completely debt free via Sheikh Jassim’s Nine Two Foundation, which will look to invest in the football teams, the training centre, the stadium and wider infrastructure, the fan experience and the communities the club supports.
“The vision of the bid is for Manchester United Football Club to be renowned for footballing excellence, and regarded as the greatest football club in the world.”
This will raise further questions about Manchester United being a state-owned club, and the potential new owners will be accused of multi-club ownership.
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Qatari has shown too much,I just want the glazer’s to get the hell out of our club