Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has spoken in support of the Glazers during his exclusive interview with Piers Morgan.
The Sweden star was a huge hit during his short spell with the Red Devils. He scored 29 goals and provided 10 assists from just 53 appearances.
As a result, he is appreciated by many United fans but this could change after his latest interview with Morgan on the ‘Piers Morgan Uncensored’ show.
The now-retired striker said that he is confused over the ongoing fan demonstrations towards the Glazers, considering they are now investing into the squad.
He added that they have ‘brought in many players for a high amount of money’ and feels it is wrong to say that ‘they are not doing what the fans expect them to do’.
He said: “I think now in Manchester United, I don’t know, there are some kind of demonstrations about the owners to sell it and that, but just a reminder, the owners are investing.”
“It is not like they are not investing because they brought in many players for a high amount of money, so I think it’s a little bit wrong saying that they are not doing what the fans expect them to do, then I don’t know what the real reason is behind everything.”
Zlatan is wrong with his opinion on the Glazers
There has definitely been a higher amount spent on players since the appointment of manager Erik ten Hag. The Dutchman has got the backing from the owners.
However, much more is expected, considering United are one of the richest clubs in world football.
The Glazers have been reluctant to spend from their own pockets since taking over the club in 2005. This has recently contributed to United’s tight financial situation.
Under FFP rules, clubs are allowed only losses of £15 million over a three-year period, but this limit could be extended to £105m if there is cash injection from owners.
This was a prime reason behind United’s restricted budget over the summer. They could have easily signed another centre-back if there were no limitations.
In our view, Zlatan made a wrong statement by saying that the Glazers have invested into the club. They have not spent a single penny since becoming owners.
Aside from this, there have been no signs of redevelopment of Old Trafford. Plans were made in early 2022, but the Glazers are now waiting for minority investment.
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