Despite the fact that Ratcliffe, who is 71 years old, is waiting for the Premier League officials to ratify his 25 percent share in United, he was present for the first time since a deal with the Glazer family had been reached.
The newly acquired stakeholder would have been seated next to the great manager Sir Alex Ferguson and would have witnessed more drawbacks than positives against a Spurs squad that was in complete control of the game.
It appears that the British billionaire, in contrast to the American owners who are currently in charge, will likely be active in the Football Club.
Before the game, he made a statement to the media, and, now that he has complete control over the club’s athletic operations, it is possible that he will engage in more open communication in the future.
After being questioned by those outlets on multiple occasions before to the encounter, Ratcliffe was forthcoming with some of the inquiries, but he was required to maintain a tight-lipped stance on others.
In the first place, he was pleased to be inside the building, even though he could have been taken aback by the level of performance displayed by the squad against a rival that they have a long history of defeating. Since we arrived, this is the first match I’ve played. The first thing he said was, “I am very excited to be here.”
“This is a big match. When it comes to Spurs, we often perform well.Ratcliffe stated, when asked how long he had been planning for this move, that it would take a few years. a few twists and turns, as you are aware, but these things require some effort on your part.
Due to the fact that I have other commitments, I am unable to attend all of the games of the season. However, I will be there.”After that, the interviewer asked the British billionaire a question that was much simpler: “Who is your favorite player?”As was to be expected, Ratcliffe named Eric Cantona, as his affection for the legendary player is the subject of extensive documentation. He even named the firm that he used to purchase his part in the club that is devoted to Cantona.
Despite this, he also mentioned Paul Scholes in addition to the well-known French gentleman. It is likely that [Paul] Scholes and Eric [Cantona] are involved.
Additionally, Ratcliffe was required to withhold certain answers. When he was asked about his initial thoughts regarding Carrington and Old Trafford, he answered by saying, “It is not appropriate to answer that.
“Then, when questioned about his and INEOS’ capacity to exert influence over the club in the transfer market during the month of January, he responded, “I can’t comment.”