American billionaire Elon Musk is interested in buying Manchester United

The world's richest technology billionaire surprised everyone with a statement about the Manchester United team

On the morning of August 17, Elon Musk announced on his personal page, “I’m buying Manchester United.” This move sparked outrage on the social networking site Twitter. Many Red Devils fans expressed their delight on the billionaire’s personal Facebook page.

In fact, it is unclear whether Elon Musk is serious about this intention. He announced his acquisition of Twitter in April. However, the transaction did not go through. Musk accused the social network of not providing accurate figures on the number of virtual and spam accounts. Musk and Twitter are currently dragging each other to court over this incident.


Man United is currently considering a change in ownership. Michael Knighton, an entrepreneur, intends to purchase the club. He is contacting billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe, owner of the Ineos chemical factory and Britain’s richest man, as well as three other billionaires, to promote the purchase of Manchester United.


Red Devils fans are currently losing faith in the Glazer family. Man United frequently had to pay their debts during the 17-year reign of the Glazer family. American owners also rarely reinvest their own money in their teams.

The American family is disliked by fans. They organized a protest against the Glazers at Old Trafford during the Premier League opener this season. The same thing will happen in the next match against Liverpool.


Many people have urged Musk to buy Manchester United rather than take over Twitter.

“Elon Musk acquires Manchester United.” This will be a hit with all MU fans. “The Glazer family is destroying our club,” one Twitter user stated. One fan even designed a Manchester United shirt with Tesla’s logo on the front.

As a result, many people support Elon Musk’s decision to purchase “Red Devils.” “Finally, he acts like a real billionaire,” tweeted @BarstoolBigCat. Forbes estimates that the team is currently worth $4.6 billion. Last year, the Glazer family made a $ 4 billion offer to sell.

Elon Musk’s decision to buy back the cult football club comes amid a tense legal battle with the social network Twitter. Previously, the billionaire announced in April that he would purchase and privatize Twitter for $ 44 billion. This news, combined with the stock market’s decline, caused Tesla and Twitter shares to plummet.


Only three months after signing the agreement, he decided to cancel the purchase again, citing Twitter’s inaccurate data on the number of virtual accounts, spam, and information after agreeing on the deal.

In response to the move, Twitter filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery, alleging Musk breached the agreement with Twitter and its shareholders. Instead of canceling the acquisition agreement, the social network wants to force the billionaire to complete it.

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