Jim O'Neill
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Man Utd: 'A lot of ego' and funding issues stalled planned Red Knight takeover

An economist who was part of a bid to buy Manchester United from the Glazer family said the takeover bid was stalled by "a lot of ego" and funding issues.

Jim O'Neill, retiring chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said the move in 2010 by the Red Knights was a "very difficult thing to pull off".

Ten years on from the Glazer takeover of Manchester United, BBC North West Tonight has been looking at the club's connections with the family.

  • 13 Jan 2015
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