Everything we know about Man Utd takeover as front runner emerges and asking price set
While many people's attention will be focused on the World Cup, for Manchester United fans it will be on who may be the next owners of their club.
The current owners, the Glazer family, announced on Tuesday night that they were ready to seek fresh investment or even accept a bid for the full sale of the Red Devils. The Americans have spent 17 years in charge at Old Trafford but are deeply unpopular among the club's fans.
A frontrunner has already emerged in Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one of Britain's richest men, with an asking price also set. Here, Mirror Football looks at everything we know as the Glazers prepare to sell their prized possession.
What the Glazers want
That much is slightly unclear, given the wideness of the 300-word statement United published on Tuesday. In the middle of that was the key message: The Board will consider all strategic alternatives, including new investment into the club, a sale, or other transactions.
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