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Glazers doing the job off the pitch says Man Utd chief Gill

Manchester United chief executive David Gill says it is evident that the club owners the Glazers are doing the business of the pitch.

Since taking over at Old Trafford in 2005, the much-maligned Americans have taken out five Premier League trophies and a Champions League cup which suggests to Gill that things off the pitch at United are just as good as they are on the pitch.

"It's the quality of the owners [that matters]," Gill told reporters after United secured their 20th title on Monday night.

"And I think [the Glazers] have definitely demonstrated that since they have taken over, they have shown that what happens on the pitch is crucial to the club's ambitions off it."

He added on any negative feedback towards the Glazers: "There are still a small number of dissenters and they will always be there and they have had long held views which they are not going to change. We respect those.

"Ultimately, someone has to own the club.

"But having said that, there will be a very small minority, MUST (the Manchester United Supporters' Trust), who will always retain their own views."

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