Manchester United officials bound for Saudi investment forum

28 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Last year, United co-owner Avram Glazer (to the right) was reported to attend the FII event. however, it is understood that he pulled his participation due at least partly to the controversy surrounding the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Manchester United officials are set to travel to Saudi Arabia in the following days to participate in an investment forum.

The forum is organised by the Saudi royal family's wealth fund.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

According to the Daily Mail, a delegation of Manchester United officials is set to travel to Saudi Arabia to attend the Future Investment Initiative (FII) event in Riyadh.

The FII is a platform for debate between "global leaders, investors and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment," according to its website, with the event taking place from tomorrow, 29th October, to Thursday, 31st October.

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