Man Utd takeover: Jim Ratcliffe huge wealth vs Premier League owners as Sunday Times Rich List revealed - gallery

The Sunday Times Rich List has revealed the wealthiest people in the United Kingdom

Prospective Manchester United owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is the second richest person in the United Kingdom, according to the latest edition of The Sunday Times Rich List.

The Sunday Times published their 2023 Rich List on Friday, with Ratcliffe rocketing up the rankings. The INEOS chief executive made his fortune with the chemical group, as the company “grew exponentially” following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resultant energy price hikes which followed.

He already owns French club Nice and the Swiss outfit Lausanne Sport and is still involved in the process to purchase Man United, and is said to be the preferred bidder after the latest round of bidding closed at the end of April.

A number of other Premier League owners feature in the top 350 of the richest people in the UK, including Brighton, Everton and West Ham owners - although many with vast wealth do not feature as they are not based in Britain.

With Ratcliffe’s wealth rising in the last 12 months, here’s how his estimated net worth stands up against the other owners in the Premier League. Take a look...