For £ 5.8 billion (more than $ 7 billion), the American corporation Apple intends to acquire the British football club Manchester United. This is reported by The Daily Star, citing its sources.
According to the interlocutors of the newspaper, Apple intends to make “Manchester” the richest football club in the world. No details about a potential deal Daily Star does not lead. Neither Apple nor the club management commented on this information.
On 22 November, it was reported that Manchester United’s owners, the American Glazer family, had begun “exploring strategic alternatives” for the club, which also included a possible sale. “This process aims to secure the club’s future growth…to capture opportunities both on the field and commercially,” reads a press release on website FC.