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Glazers Buy Now, Pay Later

There was a large number of fans including myself apposed to Malcolm Glazer’s takeover of the club. The club was the most profitable football club in the world, winning trophies and signing the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney but was about to be plunged into £660m worth of debt, ticket prices were going to rise and efforts were going to be made throughout the club in order to cut costs so that the Glazers could repay this debt.

However, after a season where United played some of the best football they have for years, won the Premiership title and then gone out and spent £70m on new players, was the hype and warnings an over-reaction? Read more

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