Tuesday, January 12

United in the news

Manchester United's profits reliant on Cristiano Ronaldo sale (The Guardian)

The situation without the sale of the Portuguese clearly is unsustainable over the long term, hence the refinancing plans of the club's US-based owners, the Glazer family.

United stake all on £500m bond issue (Oliver Kay, The Times)

Even in a year when they have sold Ronaldo without replacing him, the Glazers have found themselves feeling the pinch.

United is raising £500m through a bond issue (Nils Pratley, The Guardian)

Even after five mostly successful years for United in ­footballing terms, it is still very hard to see how the Glazers will make a return on their investment.

Glazer critics slam Manchester United interest bill (Simon Stone, Press Association)

The day the Glazers put the club up for sale you can expect celebration on the streets of Manchester."

Fergie to get £75million transfer kitty (David McDonnell, The Mirror)

The Glazers have borrowed the money and will give it straight to Fergie to spend on his squad in a bid to encourage investors to buy £500m-worth of bonds.

Mourinho to battle former club Chelsea and Manchester United for £15m Benfica winger
(Daily Mail)

United have offered £12m plus winger Nani for Angel di Maria, while Chelsea sporting director Frank Arnesen has been to see him in action.

Scholes - we thrive under pressure (The Sun)

The 35-year-old said: "You thrive on adversity. The more it happens the better it is for us."

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