Glazers ready to sell Premier League giants Manchester United? Odds are already out on new owners

The Glazers have run once proud Red Devils into the ground since their leveraged buyout in 2005: record Premier League winners have not won title since 2012-13
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It has been coming to a head for a long time, and then one Elon Musk tweet Tuesday night has sent the world into a tizzy.

The worst owners in the Premier League–according to fans of Manchester United (and maybe some neutrals)–might FINALLY be ready to sell their cash cow.

The Glazer family has turned Manchester United from European powerhouse and perennial English contenders into also-rans over the years through wasteful spending and terrible management. But it might all be coming to an end soon.

With protests set to disrupt the Week 3 Premier League contest Monday between the Red Devils and Liverpool–much like happened in May of 2021, when the match was postponed due to a pitch invasion–there has never been as much media spotlight on the Glazers' inept ownership as there is right now.

Elon Musk tweeted "Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome" Tuesday night and it sent fans all around the world into massive celebrations at the thought of an ownership change.

But will he really buy the club?

Maybe.

It is going to take a lot of money to do it, but there are certainly people that can do it. Here is a potential list of names, with odds for the takeover.

Latest Manchester United ownership odds from OLBG

The Glazer family sell Manchester United or confirm a sale plan and exit this season (-150)

Who will buy Manchester United? (outright sale or consortium leader)

Sir Jim Ratcliffe 8/1

Nick Candy 9/1

Elon Musk 10/1

David Beckham 16/1

Mark Zuckerberg 20/1

Cristiano Ronaldo 25/1

Mike Ashley 25/1

Jeff Bezos 33/1

Conor McGregor 33/1

David Beckham 40/1

Bill Gates 40/1

Usain Bolt 50/1

Floyd Mayweather 66/1

Donald Trump 100/1

Boris Johnson 500/1

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