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Investors decide: Glazers WILL sell United to Qatar


It’s only a matter of time according to savvy investors. Manchester United’s £250m of 8.75 percent notes due 2017 have gained 5.59 pence since February 8 amid media speculation that the club is in talks with Qatar Holding for a sale. The Arabian Business.com website reported today that “Bonds of Manchester United rose to a record high amid speculation the 18 time English soccer champion may be sold to the Qatari royal family.”

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Mark Bosnich says Fergie instigated Rooney saga


Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich believes that the Wayne Rooney saga was all a sham stage managed by Sir Alex Ferguson to put pressure on the Glazers into freeing up more money for him to bolster the squad. The now retired Australian who spent five years under Ferguson in two spells at Old Trafford told the Fox Sports channel that in his opinion “Sir Alex basically played a very, very smart move”

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Record turnover equals record loss for United


Chief executive David Gill was proud to announce on Friday that Manchester United has become the first English club to crash through the £100million profit barrier “These results show record turnover, record operating profits and exceptional growth in our commercial activities. We will continue to concentrate on generating the resources to invest in the team and the club to keep us at the top of world football.”

Despite that glowing statement however, there was another record that Gill chose not to highlight. It’s the figure which shows that for the year ending June 2010 the club suffered record losses of £83.6million. So what does it all mean? Is United heading down the same sad Liverpool road as many fear or are “The Glazers good for the club” as Sir Alex Ferguson has said on numerous times?

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