Man Utd potential new owner’s staggering net worth against Newcastle, Man City & Liverpool as Glazers ‘pick preferred buyer’ - gallery

Sheikh Jassim looks in pole position and this is how his personal net worth ranks against the Glazer family and Premier League rivals.

Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani has emerged as the frontrunner to complete the purchase of Manchester United from the Glazer family.

The takeover saga at Old Trafford is far from complete but the wealthy Sheikh is the preferred option over INEOS business tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe after the two were touted as the leading candidates to complete the deal.

The takeover process is currently in a third round of bidding with Sheikh Jassim reportedly bidding over £5 billion, but even that doesn't reach the £6 billion the Glazers are demanding.

Any final decision on a bid and the handing over of Manchester United looks unlikely to happen before the end of the Premier League season but it could be a big summer of change at the Theatre of Dreams.

Sheikh Jassim comes from a hugely-wealthy Qatari family connected to former Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber bin Mohammed bin Thani Al Thani, but even his net worth on his own is in the billions.

ManchesterWorld looks at Sheikh Jassim's reported personal net worth and compares it with the Glazer family, and every other Premier League club.