in an interview with the MEN (read it at

“It breaks my heart. They’re sat in Florida while 70,000 who love the club are paying for their debt and dividends and are not seeing a good team. We’re watching rubbish. It’s purely a financial instrument for the Glazers. When the right cheque is waved at them they will go. It will take an Arab sheikh or a Russian oligarch. Look at City. They are murdering them. When you go there everything from the catering to what is on the pitch is better than United at the moment. Sheikh Mansour does not care about a return on his money. He has done fantastic for City and for the city of Manchester. The Glazers want dividends.”

and on being a Red Knight

“I was asked on three occasions would I join. If I wanted United I would want to own it for myself.”