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Old Trafford state condemns Manchester United

Gabby Barker

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Manchester United lives a complicated situation on the field and also at the institutional level. The Mancunian club marches eighth in the Premier League with only 35 points, six of the Champions League positions and in the stands, the opposition against the Glazer, current owners, is increasing every day.

In view of a possible sale, the Glazer, says Daily Mail, will not leave for less than a thousand pounds But, this possible investor that arrives will have to make multiple reforms including a great work in Old Trafford.

The stadium, built in 1909, needs a major renovation in its southern tier (Sir Bobby Charlton Stand) that this newspaper estimates at about 200 million pounds (240 million euros) in its most conservative estimate. This step, with a train track just behind, could only grow high in a possible extension which would significantly increase the cost of a work that would serve to allow Old Trafford to go from hosting almost 75,000 spectators to 90,000.

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Aerial image of Old Trafford. In the white box, the train track that prevents the reform just behind the south tier.

The chimera of the new owners

In England they say that the Glazers do not want to sell United, a business that they still consider profitable and have priced the club at a billion pounds for anyone who wants to buy it, significantly reducing the number of potential investors.

This figure, says Daily Mail, would only allow 20 people in the world to afford to buy the Manchester club. According to this newspaper, several Saudi investors have been interested in taking over the club but the Galzers did not want to sell the whole. The Americans offered only 20% that was rejected on the two occasions that from Arabia tried to take ownership of United.

Gabby is someone who is interested in all types of sports, she loves to attend watching matches live. Whenever there is a match being played in her city, she makes sure to get the tickets in advance. Due to the love for sports, she joined Sportsfinding, and started writing general sports news. Apart from writing the news, she is also the editor for the website who checks and edits every news content before they go live.

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