Glazers / Woodward out!

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  1. Nov 7, 2019

    ash_86 Full Member

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    If they take over i wish Ed is the first one out. I don't want to hear his name again.
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    Dr. StrangeHate Full Member

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    To the Saudi's United will be PR and business. Ed is good at both. In fact Ed will be the guy helping with the takeover. They will just install a DOF, a new manager and improve the squad.
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    ash_86 Full Member

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    Ed wouldn't want a DOF . What happens then?
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    If true, what happens with the moral high ground?
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    No eye dear New Member

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    He won't have a choice in it
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    AneRu Full Member

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    You reckon? I think if they keep they won't keep him in such a prominent role where our football side's fate rises and falls on his whims. If they did he wouldnt last long, do you think someone would tolerate Woodward and Judge pulling their 'one deal at a tims' stunt they pulled last summer to the detriment of their new +£3bn asset?

    I am still taking this new round of news with a pinch of salt but when in does one would think that the new owners would seek some advice from the likes of Sir Alex, top agents like Mendes and would have some top football executive pulling the strings for them. I can guarantee that SAF would push for VDS to be made CEO and I think Arnold is just as important as Woodward on the commercial side and he won't be a big loss.
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I think they'll appoint Arnold as the new CEO. He seems to have been heavily involved in all this, going to Saudi Arabia with the Glazers and all that.
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    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    You say he's good at both... but the Glazers are loathed and Woodward himself is utterly loathed.

    I honestly don't think Woodward is gifted in PR - he's just blessed that United has a shockingly docile / patient fanbase.
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    Marcelinho87 Full Member

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    I actually think this is likely, in the sense that MBS would be involved but not the direct link.

    Keeps the bad stuff from taking the headlines.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Yea, I personally feel MBS will distance himself to begin with and then maybe later getting more involved.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    I said this a few days back. I'm not exactly too sure on what his role would be but I reckon he'd stick around to begin with. But he and Ed are meant to be really good mates, so I doubt he'd want to p him off, by taking the ceo job.
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    AneRu Full Member

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    Makes sense too as he is a head of state, gets complicated owning such a high profile club. I always suspected that he would use a proxy of sorts to begin with then gradually assert himself as time goes on.
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    He's taking some of you for a ride.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Of a lifetime...Champions League and Premiership league titles! :devil:
  16. Nov 8, 2019 at 06:51

    Dr. StrangeHate Full Member

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    The way he has shifted the narrative to a long term build with Ole is a masterclass whichever way you look at it. The results are the worst they have ever been but in the media and the fanbase Ed's narrative rules. His personal reputation is beyond repair unless the club start winning.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    And a lot of fans will lap it up. How can a club like ours have to wait to so long to determine we will have success? Real bad mismanagement by Ed.
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    You really expect MBS to run the club? Or at least pretends like he cares? Seriously?
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    I don't expect him to but what I meant was become more prominent at the club with things like appearances at OT etc. But why wouldn't he want to get as much goodwill as he can? We are the most popular team in world football if not all sport so I expect him to at least want to claim the credit for our revival when it happens.
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    That can only work for so long but come March/April when Liverpool will be winning the 1st title in 30 years and looking odds on to retain the CL whilst we struggle to beat the likes of Sheffield United and out of Europe things could turn sour. Results will always speak and I think the decision to sack doesn't rest with him, it will always come from Florida.
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    The second they sell he’ll be looking for a job - guaranteed.
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    That would be a surprising turn of events, given that City are owned by people from Abu Dhabi.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    "They all look the same to me!" :lol::lol:
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    AneRu Full Member

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    You mean the Abu Dhabi? But even ai there are levels to these things and United, in spite of out recent troubles, are the highest level there is.
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    El Zoido Full Member

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    He will help with the takeover and leave. He’s basically the Glazer’s personal accountant, he worked for them before they bought United, and was then given a role at the club. When the Glazers leave he’ll follow.
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    Iowred New Member

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    Not this again, same every weekend at the moment. Believe it when I see it.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    This guy is really pushing this hard, isn't he. I don't know what to make of it, at all.
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    Chairman Steve Full Member

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    Is this the first time from the Saudi end they’ve actually straight out said they plan to take over Utd, instead of the vague, cryptic posts before?
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    Iowred New Member

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    Who is the Saudi guy saying it’s getting closer? Any close ties to those who actually have the cash for a buyout?
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    This is :houllier:
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    RedDevilRoshi Full Member

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    It’s definitely irritating

    Seems to come across as a bit of an attention seeker
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    Adnan Full Member

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    He is a Saudi Journalist who was even invited to the meet and greet by the Saudi hierachy when they hosted Richard Arnold. He's someone that seems to have direct connections to the people in question.
  36. Nov 10, 2019 at 19:45

    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Just a matter of time.
  37. Nov 10, 2019 at 19:51

    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    You think so? I don't think there's a takeover happening and whoever this is, he's full of bullshite.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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  39. Nov 10, 2019 at 20:03

    red thru&thru Full Member

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    There's two of them on it, the same guys. The one is the journalist who was with RA recently and keeps tagging in PIF. There is definitely something in this.
  40. Nov 10, 2019 at 20:06

    Compton22 Full Member

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    This. The profile of the people reporting it is considerable and if it wasn't true it would have been shut down way before now.