Sir Jim Ratcliffe shares Manchester United priority to ‘relentlessly concentrate’ on winning

Introduction to this article

Sir Jim Ratcliffe, an incoming minority owner of Manchester United, has announced that he is seeking to help the club return to its former glory instead of focusing on making a profit.

Ratcliffe’s Main Message

During a meeting with local fan representatives and Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST), Sir Jim Ratcliffe emphasized the need for the club to prioritize creating winning teams on the field.

Conversations with Fan Representatives

MUST shared with Ratcliffe their key priorities for the club, including putting in place a football structure with the right people in the right roles, an investment plan for the teams and the stadium, and building strong partnerships with fans. They hope this discussion will lead to ongoing dialogue with Ratcliffe and his team.

Approval of the Deal

Ratcliffe’s team met with senior United officials and local representatives to discuss United’s role in the community. His team also discussed key priorities including player trading.

Community Engagement

Ratcliffe and his team also met with a range of local leaders to discuss United’s role in the community and the potential development of Old Trafford, meeting senior representatives from Trafford Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority, including mayor Andy Burnham.