Manchester United fans are hoping that an announcement on Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s arrival will be made in the coming week. The INEOS chief's 25 per cent stake purchase is expected to be ratified by the Glazers before United kick off against Everton in eight days’ time.
Ratcliffe is set to take on sporting control of the club amid his scheduled £1.3billion investment. Reports have also suggested that the 71-year-old will give £245m towards infrastructure rejuvenation with Old Trafford and training facilities in desperate need of refurbishment.
Wednesday will mark a year since the Glazers confirmed they were seeking investment opportunities. READ MORE: Erik ten Hag has told Ratcliffe what needs to change at United READ MORE: Erik ten Hag knows what he will get from Maldini amid United links Many fans will be thankful when the drawn-out takeover saga concludes, albeit they have not got their wish of seeing the current owners leave the club.
Here are the latest takeover headlines. A report from Football Insider claims Ratcliffe’s arrival will not affect Erik ten Hag’s January plans.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk