‘Greed, defamation, and assault’ exploded at the same time… EPL’s prestigious clubs, from owners to players, are struggling from the inside → early season ‘jeopardy’

September 12, 2023 | by

Manchester United of the English Premier League (EPL) is in crisis. It feels like the team is falling apart from within. Some are calling it the “biggest crisis” since the club’s inception. The owner is ignoring the fans’ demands for money, a player has protested against the manager, and a player is under investigation for assaulting his girlfriend. It feels like the club is slowly sinking from within.

American owner Glazer, who bought the club in 2005, announced in November last year that he was putting the club up for sale. Bids were accepted until mid-February this year. He planned to sell the team by the end of the season at the latest.

However, the Glazers have been delaying the sale for one reason or another. Most recently, they have withdrawn from the sale altogether and will not bid again until two years from now. Man Utd fans who have been calling for the Glazers to go feel like they’ve been slapped in the face, and rightly so.

The Glazers are poised to pull out of the sale, although they haven’t yet confirmed it. Shortly after putting the club on the market last November, British oil and chemical tycoon Jim Ratcliffe and Qatari royalty and emir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jassim submitted expressions of interest.

At the time, British media reported that the Glazer family was considering a sale price of £6 billion. However, Sheikh Jassim offered somewhere around £5 billion and Lord Ratcliffe offered £4 billion for a roughly 60% stake. However, the Glazer family matched the £6 billion asking price with a rebid.

However, the Glazers’ ambitions were revealed when United finished fourth last season. Using their return to the 온라인카지노 Champions League as an excuse, they demanded a higher bid. British media reported that the Glazers would sell the team for around £10 billion. Their strategy is to delay the sale until the demands are met, the media reported. It will not sell until two years later. The outrageous £10 billion demand has now put a halt to negotiations.

Unsurprisingly, there’s been a lot of backlash. The Sun, The Daily Mail, The Mirror, and other British media outlets reported, “The news of the aborted sale increased United’s debt and sent its share price plummeting. As the uncertainty continues, the club is sliding into crisis. It’s getting worse.”

In the midst of this, the squad has been shaken up internally. The much-talked-about return of Mason Greenwood was met with so much opposition from outside the club that they eventually gave up on him. Coach Eric ten Hagh considered bringing him back, but was forced to let him go due to opposition from female fans and the political establishment.

This time, it was Jayden Sancho who protested against Eric ten Haag. “I took a look at his training and decided to leave him out of the squad,” Van Gaal declared after the heavy defeat to Arsenal.

Sancho publicly reacted to the manager’s decision. “You can’t believe all the articles. I’ve been training hard all week,” he defended himself.

In addition, Anthony is under police investigation for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend. His ex-girlfriend accused him of assaulting her in a hotel in January. He maintained his innocence, but she released threatening texts she had exchanged with him and posted on social media that her clothes were stained with blood from the assault.

After another round of female fans calling for Anthony to be disciplined, and the club remaining silent, the club recently made the decision to exclude him from training. “The club has decided to delay Anthony’s return until further notice in relation to the alleged assault. The club is opposed to any behavior involving assault and believes that everyone should be protected,” the club said in its decision to suspend Anthony.

The good news is that the English Premier League is currently in the midst of the A-Match period, so there are no games in progress. The league resumes later this week. The Red Devils are currently sitting in 11th place with two wins and two losses after a near miss last season.


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