Man Utd takeover latest: Gary Neville slams Glazers for ‘leaving fans in dark’ as fresh protest planned

The latest news on Manchester United’s potential takeover as a former star has his say and a fan group plan to make their feelings heard.
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The potential takeover of Manchester United continues to be the biggest story surrounding the club with supporters getting frustrated at the length of time a deal seems to be taking.

Sheikh Jassim remains the favourite to purchase the club if a sale does go through but things appear to be stalling at the current ownership’s end. Now, a former Red Devils skipper has publicly criticised the Glazers for their lack of communication saying that fans have been ‘left in the dark’.

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Elsewhere, another fan protest against the current owners is being set up amid the delay in selling the club. Here are the latest Manchester United takeover stories on Monday, June 26:

Neville slams Glazers for ‘leaving fans in dark’

Pundit and former Manchester United skipper Gary Neville has slammed the club’s owners for their lack of communication with supporters amid the ongoing sale process. Speaking to The Guardian, the Sky Sports commentator said that supporters had been ‘left in the dark’ by the Glazers.

He said: “What you want from leaders is good, clear communication. The Glazer family do the exact opposite. They’re in a position of authority, looking after a community – and United’s fans around the world are a global community – but the Glazers haven’t communicated with them for nearly 20 years.

“The sale process is extending to an unpalatable length, everyone’s in the dark, and it’s symptomatic. They have to exit, but I haven’t got faith that they’ll do the right thing.”

Glazers protest planned by Man Utd fan group

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Per an update from The Express, Manchester United fan group ‘The 1958’ have announced plans for the latest protest against the Glazer family. The publication shared a tweet from the group which stated ‘DON’T FEED THE GLAZERS GREED’ and confirmed they would be at the megastore on Tuesday from 9:45am while encouraging other supporters to join them.

They wrote: “The 1958 will have a presence at the megastore on Tuesday. A legal protest from 9:45am. Be there! Bring your anti Glazer flags and banners! Be loud, be visual. We don’t stop until they sell our club!”

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