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/ 12 days ago

Man United to break bank in pursuit of Portuguese jewel

Sir Jim Ratcliffe is ready to shatter transfer records at Manchester United as the club seeks to bolster their midfield. Former Real Madrid stalwart Casemiro's decline since leaving the Santiago Bernabeu has been rapid and dramatic. Meanwhile, Christian Eriksen isn't getting much love as Erik ten Hag no longer favors the Dane. In a flash, […]


/ 27 days ago

Ratcliffe claims United will exercise caution in transfer market

New Manchester United minority owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe claims the club will change its transfer market policy heading into the summer. The British billionaire recently purchased just over 27% of the club for around $1.6 billion. Despite only becoming a minority owner, the deal gives Ratcliffe sporting control of the team. As a result, much […]

Business of Soccer

/ 53 days ago

Ratcliffe eyes massive Man United squad overhaul this summer

Sir Jim Ratcliffe does not want to wait long to overhaul the Manchester United squad. The British billionaire finally completed a 27.7% minority stake in the club for around $1.57 billion on Wednesday. The deal was in place for some time but ultimately had to earn approval from the Premier League and Football Association. Upon […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 58 days ago

Sir Jim Ratcliffe to give Dan Ashworth massive budget at United

In their pursuit of the crucial position of sporting director, Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Manchester United have set their eyes on Dan Ashworth, who is currently contracted to Newcastle. There has been talk that Manchester United are intending to formally contact Ashworth. The 52-year-old is now responsible for helping Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe discover […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 68 days ago

Ratcliffe wants to use taxpayer money to rebuild Old Trafford

Sir Jim Ratcliffe is exploring different ways to improve Manchester United's historic home of Old Trafford. According to The Telegraph, the British billionaire essentially wants to create a "Wembley of the North” in Manchester. Wembley Stadium, the home of the England national team, is currently the largest soccer arena in the country. Completed in 2007, […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 103 days ago

Manchester United, Ratcliffe ready to overhaul transfer plans

INEOS CEO Sir Jim Ratcliffe is ready to make considerable changes to how Manchester United operates in the transfer window. The beginning of the year means the January transfer window is now underway. Ratcliffe now heads the club's soccer operations. Therefore, he oversees how it operates in the transfer market and how it will feature […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 106 days ago

Massive fee: Ratcliffe to be compensated if United deal fails

A minority stake in Manchester United was agreed to be sold by the Glazer family to the British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe. The catch is that they might end up paying a hefty price if they reconsider. If the deal for the Englishman to join as a minority stakeholder is terminated, the Glazer family would […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 109 days ago

United minority takeover: Ratcliffe requests supporters' patience

Manchester United will be getting an investment of about $1.3 billion from Sir Jim Ratcliffe. This means that the ownership of the English soccer team has finally been resolved after more than a year of speculation. Investors' insatiable need for sporting assets has been further shown. With the acquisition of 25 percent of the club, […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 149 days ago

Five-time UCL winner lined up for major role at Man United

Sir Jim Ratcliffe will soon finalize the purchase of a 25 percent stake in Manchester United. He will then commence an immediate restructuring of their technical department. When Erik ten Hag first came at United a year ago, he found a disjointed team with no cohesion. Coaches with varying levels of experience and playing styles […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 150 days ago

Ratcliffe open to sacrificing star midfielder to fund January moves

The year-long limbo over Manchester United's ownership will soon be ended as Sir Jim Ratcliffe's acquisition of a minority interest nears completion. In a head-to-head struggle last month, the INEOS CEO came out on top against a Qatari consortium chaired by banker Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al Thani. He is currently within striking distance of […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 152 days ago

Manchester United secure fresh funding from US billionaire

Premier League struggling giants Manchester United have received investment from American hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman. The ownership of Manchester United continues to be a subject of significant scrutiny and attention. United is nearing the completion of an agreement with British businessman Sir Jim Ratcliffe. Ratcliffe will be a minority partner at Old Trafford with […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 168 days ago

Ten Hag reveals Man Utd players' thoughts on Sir Jim Ratcliffe

Erik ten Hag addressed the Manchester United players' thoughts on Sir Jim Ratcliffe's impending takeover of the club. The British businessman, aged 71, is set to acquire a 25 percent stake in the Red Devils. However, despite holding a minority share, Ratcliffe is anticipated to assume full control of footballing operations immediately upon the approval […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 175 days ago

Ratcliffe to name familiar EPL figure as Man Utd sporting director

The prospective takeover of Manchester United by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, a British billionaire, appears to be gaining momentum, pending approval from the Glazer family. Although initially a minority investment, Ratcliffe seems increasingly confident about securing the initial phase of a potential buyout. Notably, his principal competitor, Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, recently […]