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United's 1bn Super Knights: Two wealthy fans bid to force out Glazers

21 Mar 2010 00:54:04

United's 1bn Super Knights: Two wealthy fans bid to force out Glazers

Two Manchester United 'Super Knights' are prepared to put in £500million each to force the Glazer family out of Old Trafford. The offer has been made to the Red Knights consortium as United take on Liverpool. Money talks: United fans protest against owner Malcolm Glazer However, the Red Knights, who are trying to buy the club from the Glazers, are likely to reject the offer as they build a consortium of 40 people putting in £15m each. So far, the Red Knights - led by lifelong United fan Jim O'Neill, the chief economist at global investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs - have 60 potential investors. They want to avoid one or two investors having effective control of United but the 'Super Knights' may be asked to make contributions.  Liverpool will never bury us again: United boss Fergie eager for his Rafa revengeHargreaves could make his comeback for United in April, reveals FergusonDeja vu for Arsenal and United as they land familiar foes in Champions League


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