The Manchester United Supporters Trust has accused the Glazer household of holding the membership hostage and has challenged the house owners to promote or finish the ‘charade’ of a takeover.
United kick off the season in opposition to Wolves at Old Trafford on Monday evening with new protests deliberate over the Glazers’ refusal to just accept presents in extra of £5bn from Qatari Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani and British tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe.
The followers group warned in an announcement on Sunday that followers are keen to precise their frustration on the lack of progress because the launch of a strategic evaluate in November.
A spokesman stated: ‘As time goes on, this feels less like a sales process and more like the Glazer family is holding Manchester United and its fans hostage.
The collective message from fans is clear: sell the club. And if they don’t intend to, a minimum of have the braveness to say so and clarify what the charade of the previous 9 months was all about.
A Manchester United supporters’ group has accused the Glazer household of holding the membership hostage
It comes amid their ongoing takeover saga that has but to be accomplished, with the household refusing to just accept presents in extra of £5bn from the 2 most important events.
Erik ten Hag’s staff is getting ready for the primary recreation of the season in opposition to Wolves
“On the pitch there is clear progress at United and the entire fanbase is behind Erik ten Hag and the team.
“But apart from that, the dissatisfaction with the ownership and the sales process has not subsided and will only escalate now that the new season has arrived.”
Man United vs Wolves predicted lineups
Gentlemen United (in all probability 4-5-1): Onana; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; Antony, Fernandes, Casemiro, Mount, Garnacho; Rashford.
Wolves (in all probability 4-3-3): Sat; Semedo, Dawson, Kilman, Bueno; Lemina, Gomes, Nunes; Neto, Cunha, Sarabia.
Referee: Simon Hooper.
A separate demonstration is deliberate by a girls’s protest group over the potential for United bringing Mason Greenwood again into the fold after the prosecution dropped costs of tried rape and assault in opposition to the 21-year-old in February.
The altercation created an undesirable distraction for Ten Hag, who additionally confronted questions on Harry Maguire’s future on the membership after United accepted a £30 million supply from West Ham.
Maguire, who has been relieved of the captaincy by his supervisor, must settle for a discount in his wage of £190,000 every week and has but to agree private phrases.
Ten Hag doesn’t rule out Maguire staying to combat for a spot within the first staff.
“He has to fight for his place,” stated the United boss. “He’s got the ability to be a top class central defender and he’s the best for England so why shouldn’t he be the best for us but he has to prove it.
“If he doesn’t have enough confidence to fight, he has to go. He has to make a decision, but I’m happy with him.’
Wolves start the season just five days after replacing manager Julen Lopetegui with former Bournemouth boss Gary O’Neil after selling nearly £100m worth of talent last summer to meet financial fair play requirements.
Gary O’Neil has replaced Julen Lopetegui as the new Wolves manager starting the game
However, some of the club’s fondest memories since returning to the Premier League were made at Old Trafford, where they scored a memorable win in January 2022 and went away with a draw twice.
“I have something to prove every day,” stated O’Neil, who was sacked by Bournemouth in June.
“That’s how I approach my playing career, that’s how I approach my coaching career, and that’s how I will feel between now and when I retire.”