How Manchester United might say yes to pitch from ‘Dr No’ tycoon Jim Ratcliffe

Fans are hoping that chemical mogul and notorious hard negotiator Jim Ratcliffe will be able to balance a number of competing interests and finally boost not only team performance, but morale

The biggest challenge facing Jim Ratcliffe may be that of changing the culture of Manchester United as a club, placing the focus on football as opposed to making money and commercial deals

Manchester United legend Gary Neville held a questions and answers session on X (formerly Twitter) last week.

The former right-back turned football pundit and businessman proceeded to answer numerous questions from the public, including one asking him for his thoughts on Jim Ratcliffe’s bid for 25 per cent of Manchester United.

Under the terms of the reported bid, Ratcliffe will pay £1.3 billion (€1.49 billion) for 25 per cent of the club. Also in the ...