David Beckham has emerged as a PR pawn within the billion-dollar battle for possession of Manchester United because the ‘comfortable’ deadline to submit a bid looms.
The Glazer household, who at the moment personal the Red Devils, have set a deadline of Friday for events to formally submit bids to take the membership off their fingers.
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Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one in every of Britain’s richest males with a staggering estimated web price of $15 billion, per Forbes, is one identify who has made his curiosity in shopping for the membership public.
The Telegraph additionally studies American consortiums and Middle East traders are additionally within the combine, with no less than 4 teams rising as severe contenders.
Despite the totally different backgrounds of all reported bidders, they’re united by one factor: securing Beckham to be a public backer for his or her bids.
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The Telegraph claims the bidders are ready for what’s being described as a PR conflict and the previous United star and England captain is seen as a great candidate for a public face.
However, the report claims Beckham has turned down all approaches up to now.
Beckham may even reportedly not be hooked up to any bids from Qatar, the nation whom he signed a $21m, three-year ambassadorial take care of.
Since his retirement from soccer in 2013, Beckham has stepped up his investments in soccer.
The 47-year-old is a director and owns a minority stake in League 2 aspect Salford City together with former United teammates Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes in addition to Gary and Phil Neville.
He can also be a co-owner of MLS outfit Inter Miami CF, who loved their finest season in 2022 having completed sixth within the Eastern Conference.
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