Soccer-Chelsea sale has given Glazers impetus to sell Manchester United, say experts

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By Rohith Nair, Aadi Nair and Manasi Pathak (Reuters) – Chelsea’s record sale last year has proved to the Glazer family that now is the right time to sell Manchester United, industry experts told Reuters, with any deal for the Premier League club having the potential to be the biggest in sporting history. British billionaire and long-time United fan Jim Ratcliffe’s company INEOS has entered the bidding process to buy the record 20-times English champions after he failed to acquire Chelsea, who were sold for $5.2 billion in May. United have not won the league in a decade, with the unpopular Gla…

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