Just when the winds begin to shift, Manchester United release their Q3 financials and remind fans of the parasitic owners at the helm for nearly two decades. Never would the Glazers deny themselves a fat dividend, even during a global Pandemic, economic downturn and shuttering of global football.

The arrival of Bruno and Igahlo, the 11-game unbeaten streak heading into the hiatus, and general air of positivity at the club provided the Glazers some cover over the last few months. Additionally, their “class” goodwill efforts around Manchester and towards their staff during the Coronavirus provided them cover for the shit sandwich the were going to deliver to fans and investors during the Q3 investor call.

We’ve reviewed the financials and their a disaster. Exasperated by the break in football and downturn from the pandemic, the Glazers’ greed and Woodward’s ineptitude have left United in a position of weakness when this really should be a time for United to “exploit” the market.

Taking into account cash on hand, lines of credit, the partial return of TV money and obligations due in the summer, United only have £30M for net spend for this summer transfer window, without raising further capital.

This summer window should be an opportunity to gobble up talent across the globe at cut rate prices, taking strides to catch our rivals and re-cement our position in global football. Instead, we’ll be on our back foot, once again.

Unless we sell Pogba, or Dortmund need someone to teach Haaland how to moonwalk (looking at you Jesse), it’s going to be a muted summer. Maybe a permanent Igahlo deal, and if we’re lucky Jude Bellingham. No Sancho. No Werner. No Partey. No cookie.

United have been sucked dry by the Glazer family for nearly two decades. They rode the coattails of Sir Alex, with the club propped up by debt to fund their leverage buyout, underinvesting in the squad and skimming millions a year off the top. After Sir Alex’s retirement, they put Eddy Woodpecker in charge and it’s been a disaster class ever since.

Enough is Enough. Glazers Out. Woodward Out.

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My name is Alex and I am a co-host of the American Red Devils podcast, and discovered the greatest football club in the world freshman year in highschool, after playing FIFA '99 on Nintendo 64. Originally it was the red hair of Paul Scholes that caught my attention, given the four Gingers in my family, but I never knew a redhead could ball like Scholesy. However, what really sucked me in was the arrival of Wayne Rooney at the club, to this day my all-time favorite player. I was lucky enough to witness my first game at Old Trafford in '07 while studying abroad, witnessing the 4-0 thrashing of Wigan. I rented a car and drove down for the day from Edinburgh to Manchester and back (NYC to Boston twice), driving on the wrong side of the car and the road! Lucky enough to be in Sunderland to see Zlatan's last United goal and in London to see Matic's stoppage time screamer at Selhurst. Honored and privileged to be a Manchester United fan.

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