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In the Manchester United takeover war expected to be the ‘deal of the century’, Qatari capital led by Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, chairman of Islamic Bank of Qatar, will be the winner possibility has increased. Based on tremendous capital, it was reported that he had met the acquisition amount demanded by the Glazer family, the owners of Manchester United, and even made a sweet additional offer.
Football 365, an overseas soccer media, reported on the 26th (Korean time) that ‘Sheikh Jashim made a sweet proposal to the Glazer family to defeat competitors’. Currently, the takeover of Manchester United is a triangular competition between Qatari capital centered on Sheikh Jasim, ‘England’s richest man’ Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos chairman, and Finnish businessman Thomas Ziliakus.
It seems that Sheikh Jasim’s side gained the upper hand with an unconventional proposal in the tense competition. On the night of the 25th, Sheikh Jassim made a second offer to Manchester United. A source said, “The Qatari side has shown its confidence to complete the takeover in competition with Lord Ratcliffe and Zileaqus.” The reason is that the Glazer family made an unconventional proposal that satisfies more than the conditions they wanted.
The source said that Sheikh Jassim initially offered around 4.5 billion pounds, but in the second proposal, the Glazer family wanted 6 billion pounds (about 9.54 trillion won). Another British media outlet, The Sun, reported that Qatari capital made a sweet additional offer to acquire Man United. The media reported that ‘Sheikh Jasim and the Glazer family discussed a joint venture that would allow them to watch NFL games in the Middle East.’
In addition to Manchester United, 바카라사이트 the Glazer family also owns the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. In recent years, efforts have been made to globalize the NFL, and an event is held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. For Glazer, the NFL broadcasting business proposal in the Middle East is certainly an attractive proposal. It is increasingly likely that Sheikh Jashim, who has presented an additional business proposal that Glazer wants along with enormous capital power, will take over Manchester United.