The Glazer family’s ownership of Manchester United has been criticized for many years by fans.

    Manchester United’s owners are exploring the possibility of a sale. PDO

    Another major Premier League club is for sale. Manchester United made the announcement in a secret meeting on Tuesday evening in its announcement “exploring strategic options” The board of the club said in a press release that a sale or another change of ownership is one option.

    The current owner, the Glazer family, wants to strengthen the organization by renovating the stadium and infrastructure, among other things. In addition, the owners have in mind the expansion of the marketing campaign on a global level. The Glazers bought United 17 years ago.

    – We will evaluate all options in order to best serve our fans and maximize Manchester United’s opportunities for growth now and in the future, vice-chairmen Abraham and Joel Glazer they said in the announcement.

    The Glazer family has owned the NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers since 1995. Avram Glazer bought the UAE Twenty20 cricket league last year.

    The club’s fans have criticized the owners, for example, after the failed European Super League project. In the spring of 2021, United’s home game against Liverpool had to be canceled due to fan protests.

    United are currently fifth in the Premier League. It has not won the coveted championship since 2013. Transfermarkt website according to the team has spent 1.35 million euros on player transfers during the Glazers’ ownership. Only arch-rivals Manchester City have spent more in the interim.

    There has been a stir within the club in recent days, because Cristiano Ronaldo barked at Manchester United’s club management last week. On Tuesday night, Ronaldo and United terminated their contract, and the Portuguese superstar is now without a club.

    Chairman of Liverpool Tom Werner confirmed last week that Fenway Sports Group, which is the owner of Liverpool, is looking for a buyer for the big club.