1. Timeline of Sir Jim Ratcliffe's £1.3bn Man Utd deal as Glazers loosen grip

    By Alan Smith It has only taken 397 days but, after more false starts than notable updates, the Glazers have relinquished some control of Manchester United . Fans desperate for a complete sale of the club have been left disappointed and, in some cases, angry. But the INEOS era promi
  2. Sheikh Jassim makes final decision on Man Utd takeover response ahead of Glazer meeting

    By Matthew Cooper Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani has no plans to re-enter talks with the Glazers about buying Manchester United , with Sir Jim Ratcliffe now set to purchase a minority stake in the club. Sheikh Jassim had been hoping to complete a full takeover at Old Trafford afte
  3. Sir Jim Ratcliffe set to complete 25% Man Utd takeover deal after Sheikh Jassim pulls out

    By Simon Mullock Qatari banking tycoon Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani has withdrawn his £5 billion bid to buy Manchester United - with Sir Jim Ratcliffe set to swoop in for 25 per cent of the club. United refused to comment on reports that Sheikh Jassim has finally ended negotiat
  4. Man Utd takeover: Sheikh Jassim and Sir Jim Ratcliffe still in limbo as fans prepare protest

    By Alan Smith The battle to be the next owner of Manchester United continues with a final decision still yet to be made. As the club's takeover saga rumbles on and the fallout from the Mason Greenwood decision continues, United fans will stage a sit-in protest for an hour after Sat
  5. Sheikh Jassim offers clear plan on Man Utd takeover after private admission

    By Colin Millar Sheikh Jassim has received no contact from the Glazers over his bid to buy Manchester United with real concern now existing that the club will not be sold. Qatari businessman Sheikh Jassim is bidding for the club alongside Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe , wh