David Beckham could be involved in a takeover of Manchester United, according to reports.
The Glazers, who own the Red Devils, recently announced they are open to selling the club after 17 controversial years at the helm.
Beckham is currently at the World Cup as an ambassador for QatarAFP
Beckham rose to fame at Old Trafford after emerging from the club’s academy and remains a popular figure among United fans.
The Premier League giants could be worth as much as £6billion and Beckham’s net-worth is thought to be around £370million.
However, according to the Financial Times, the 47-year-old could form part of a consortium to buy the club.
The England legend’s involvement would prove valuable to any prospective bidder, given his connection with United.
It is understood Beckham has been approached by potential investors in the past, but nothing ever materialised.
The Financial Times claims he is now more open than ever to discussions over a United takeover in light of the Glazers’ recent statement.
Beckham is one of United’s most famous playersGetty
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Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe, a boyhood United fan, is also expected to revamp his interest in buying the club.
Ratcliffe has shown an interest in buying both United and fellow Premier League giants Chelsea in the past.
The 70-year-old is the owner of petrochemicals giant Ineos and also Ligue 1 football club OGC Nice.
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