Man Utd CEO meets followers in pub to move off protest

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Richard Arnold
Richard Arnold turned the CEO of Manchester United in February following Ed Woodward’s exit

Manchester United chief government Richard Arnold headed off a deliberate protest exterior his Cheshire home by assembly some followers in his native pub.

A part of the dialogue was secretly filmed and posted on social media.

Arnold, 51, seems to be filmed saying United had “burned” via £1bn on gamers over the previous few years.

He additionally says the cash that new supervisor Erik ten Hag and director of soccer John Murtough need to spend on new gamers “is there”.

It’s understood talks are continuing with Barcelona over Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who’s Ten Hag’s primary summer time switch goal.

United haven’t gained the Premier League since 2013 and final gained a trophy in 2017. They completed final season in sixth place, having sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and changed him with interim boss Ralf Rangnick.

Arnold described final season as “a nightmare” however he additionally criticised the fan protests that had been held at lots of the membership’s last residence video games of the season.

Followers held various protests in opposition to the Glazer household’s possession of the Outdated Trafford membership final season at residence video games and the training ground.

In Might 2021, protests by followers led to their Premier League home game against Liverpool being postponed.

It adopted United’s resolution, together with 5 fellow Premier League golf equipment, to affix the European Tremendous League (ESL) the earlier month, before subsequently all pulling out.

In January 2020, then government vice-chairman Ed Woodward’s Cheshire home was attacked by fans.

Arnold turned CEO on 1 February 2022, following the exit of Woodward.

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