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MUST welcomes Ratcliffe arrival

The Manchester United Supporters Trust was pleased to learn of investment developments this week.

The Red Devils officially announced that Sir Jim Ratcliffe has acquired 27.7% of the club.

MUST have long been outspoken against the Glazer family that still own a majority of United's shares.

A MUST statement on Wednesday read: “The news that the deal for Sir Jim Ratcliffe to buy an initial 25 per cent stake in the Club has now completed will be welcomed by our fans around the world.

“Even before today, Sir Jim and his team have made an impressive start to their new role at United having moved fast on recruitment and on fan engagement. They are also clearly looking seriously and ambitiously at the future of Old Trafford.

“After the difficulties of the last decade, United fans are realistic about the journey back to the top and we know it won't happen overnight.

“But Sir Jim has declared his mission to restore United back to the top of English and European football and we dearly hope we can look back on today as a turning point in that journey.

“Fans priorities now are to see the needed recruitment continue, both on and off the pitch, and the promised investment in both football and the stadium delivered. And all of this must be delivered in a new spirit of partnership between the Club and the fans. We wish Sir Jim and his team every success."

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