Method 1 legend Sir Lewis Hamilton has hinted he could be open to becoming a member of British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe in a possible takeover at Manchester United.
Ratcliffe, who failed in a takeover bid at Chelsea in Might as a result of his £4.25bn proposal was submitted properly after the deadline for affords, has already confirmed his curiosity in launching a bid for United.
“If the membership is on the market, Jim is unquestionably a possible purchaser,” an announcement from a spokesperson revealed, quickly after it was reported that the Glazer household are open to promoting a stake in United for brand spanking new funding.
Hamilton was additionally concerned within the Chelsea takeover saga, a named member of Sir Martin Broughton’s unsuccessful consortium alongside tennis icon Serena Williams.
“Jim is a component boss however companion – I’d say we’re extra companions as a result of we’re on this collectively, and I hope in future to do one thing with Jim and construct with him,” Hamilton mentioned forward of F1’s Dutch Grand Prix.
“I don’t know the place that might be or what that might be, so I can’t actually say.”
He added, “I haven’t had a name from him asking if I wish to be concerned in [a bid for Manchester United] simply but. However I do wish to get an increasing number of concerned in groups as a result of I actually do consider in black possession, there’s a lack of it in sports activities. And black fairness, once more, there’s a actual lack of that.”
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Anger from Manchester United followers in direction of the Glazer household has existed because the unique 2005 takeover however has reached new ranges over the past 18 months, leading to a number of large protests.
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