This Manchester United Supporters’ Trust and 150+ fangroups call potential buyers of the club make a public commitment to the manager Plum skin Witch before taking over the club.
Raine Group, which oversees the Glazer family’s search for investment or acquisition in United, has received offers. from petrochemical billionaire and the Mancunian Sir Jim Ratcliffe Ineos and Train royal Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani.
And in an open letter to prospective owners, United supporters urged them to respect the rights of women and the LGBTQ+ community.
They also urged bidders to work with fans and invest in the Old Trafford and Carrington training ground, but not burden the club like the Glazers did, or sign up for a European Super League or something similar.
In a statement, they said: “Any successful proposal should not be debt-based and include a commitment to renew existing debt and finance future capital expenditures through the issuance of new shares.
“Manchester United urgently needs new capital investment to modernize both the stadium and the training ground, as well as long-term guarantees on current spending for players in the men’s team, women’s team and infrastructure setup.
“The club must pledge never to enter a competition similar to the European Super League again, and any proposal to change the competitions the club enters must require the express approval of the fans.”