Red Knights' plan to buy Manchester United receives Ferguson boost
As sources for the consortium confirmed that they had received indicative pledges of financial support totalling £1.5 billion, Ferguson declined to attack their plans, saying they were entitled to protest against the Glazers. 'I've no issue with the Red Knights. I know some of them, I'm quite friendly with a couple of them, and I don't deny them their right to protest,' Ferguson said. 'If they want to try to buy the club, it's entirely up to them.' Related ArticlesRed Knights get £500m pledge to unseat GlazersThe Red Knights' shot at buying Man Utd looks high, wide and hopefulFerguson: Rooney to blame for injuryFerguson backs Owen to returnHargreaves to play for United reservesSport on televisionThe Knights remain some way from formulating a firm offer to the Glazers and insist they will only pay a fair price for the club. They have approached investment banker Guy Dawson to assist with putting an offer together.
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