Manchester United’s takeover process will accelerate this week, with interested parties reportedly expected at Old Trafford for crunch talks with US merchant bank the Raine Group. Qatari chiefs are said to be heading to Manchester for the next phase, along with at least three other parties.
According to the Mail, meetings at Old Trafford are set as Raine remain hopeful they can oversee a deal before the end of the first quarter.
The next stage of the investment process has reportedly already begun, with those who have progressed planning to meet key figures from Thursday.
The report claims that Qatari representatives will arrive in Manchester next week. INEOS chief Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s camp could hold talks in M16 sooner.
It’s said that Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, leading the Qatari bid through the Nine Two Foundation, won’t personally be jetting into England, nor will Ratcliffe.
Senior financial and executive representatives from both bidders will …