Musk’s post that he wanted to buy Manchester United was more of a joke, but it has driven Manchester United fans crazy and highlighted the dissatisfaction of Manchester United fans with the Glazer family.
According to the Mirror, billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk sent Manchester United fans into a frenzy when he tweeted early Wednesday morning that he was about to buy Manchester United.
Red Devils fans are eager to oust their current owners, the Glazer family, with more protests planned ahead of Liverpool’s visit to Old Trafford next Monday. Although the Glazers have tightly controlled United since 2005, Musk offers a glimmer of hope for those unhappy with the Glazers.
Musk’s post appeared to be written in a playful tone, but it has already sparked excitement and speculation among Red Devils fans.
“Also, I’m buying Manchester United, you’re welcome,” Musk said. It didn’t seem like a formal statement of interest, but it didn’t stop Manchester United fans from getting excited about the prospect of Musk taking the helm.
Musk’s tweet, which received more than 140,000 likes within an hour of its posting, was seen by many as just the first in a series of whimsy on social media, which coincided with Manchester United’s crisis and Red Devils fans Desperate to find a savior, Musk satisfies the imagination of Manchester United fans.
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville urged the Glazers to sell the club, criticising the Glazers again after the Red Devils were humiliated 4-0 by Brentford on Saturday: “You can’t blame individual players or coaches, you have to look upper layer.”