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Financiers 'discuss Man Utd bid'
Published : 02 Mar 2010 12:30:54
A group of financiers - dubbed the "Red Knights" - has met to discuss a billion-pound takeover of Manchester United, BBC Sport understands.United are owned by the Glazer family, but the club's high level of debt - now at £716.5m - has prompted much unease. Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill, who was acting in a personal capacity, lawyer Mark Rawlinson and financier Keith Harris were at the meeting. A spokesman for the Glazers told BBC Sport: "United is not for sale." However, United's own.... read more