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Man Utd Supporters Trust tell Woodward at emergency meeting: We have zero trust in the owners

Manchester United supporters have told the club that they were "disgusted, embarrassed and angry" about its plans to play in the European Super League.

United were among six Premier League clubs to sign up for the ESL before all of them withdrew two days later.

At an emergency fans forum, the Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST) read a statement out to club executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

"We have zero trust in the owners," MUST said.

"The complete lack of engagement with fans, our players and manager is a gross mishandling of club affairs and one which we cannot forgive.

"It was an attack on fans and on clubs across the whole of football and we have simply had enough."

Following United's withdrawal from the ESL after a furious backlash, Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer said the club "apologise unreservedly for the unrest" caused and said they "got it wrong".

MUST said the apology "is not accepted" and demanded the Glazer family cover any costs incurred by the club's involvement in the ESL.

"Actions speak louder than words and he and his family have shown time and again that their sole motivation is personal profit at the expense of our football club," the statement from the fans group continued.

Woodward, who will step down from his role at United at the end of 2021, reiterated the apology when he met with supporters.

After the meeting, a United spokesperson said club officials "listened carefully to the strong views" and that they "remain committed to engagement with the Fans' Forum to ensure that fan interests are understood and respected in future".

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