Woodward: Glazers are "in it for the long term"

21 October 2019

Photo: Getty Images Ed Woodward is pictured talking to Sir Alex Ferguson during last season's Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.

Speaking to the fanzine United We Stand amid reports of interest from the Saudi royal family, the executive vice chairman said that the Glazers are "in it for the long term."

Woodward, furthermore, defended the club's debt structure, calling United a financially strong and self-sustaining club.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Following intense scrutiny over Manchester United's on-the-pitch failures, the club's chief executive, Ed Woodward, has spoken out on his role at Old Trafford, insisting that he is the right man for the job.

"I understand the scrutiny; it's part of the job. And I don't want to be famous and can't be mates with the players.

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