Daily Mail: Qatari sheikh ready to buy Manchester United for a record five billion pounds
The Qatari sheikh wanted to buy”Manchester United(MJ) for a record amount. This is reported Daily Mail.
According to the publication, an investor close to the Qatari royal family will offer more than five billion pounds ($6.15 billion) to the team. British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is ready to pay the same amount. Auctions are due to close on Wednesday, March 22.
The biggest sale of a sports team was in June 2022. Then a consortium led by Rob Waltonbought the Denver Broncos from the National Football League (NFL) for $4.65 billion.
In December 2022 became knownthat the American business family Glazer, owners of Manchester United, want to sell the team. The businessmen expect to make more money from this deal than the former owner of England’s Chelsea Roman Abramovich.