Abu Dhabi royal wanted to pay $4 billion for Man United

I love this story about a wealthy Abu Dhabi investor who wanted to buy the Manchester United soccer club, butwas disappointed by the price he was offered: The investor, an Abu Dhabi royal who had earned billions last year, was not interested in a bargain — he was looking for a huge deal to make ...

I love this story about a wealthy Abu Dhabi investor who wanted to buy the Manchester United soccer club, butwas disappointed by the price he was offered:

I love this story about a wealthy Abu Dhabi investor who wanted to buy the Manchester United soccer club, butwas disappointed by the price he was offered:

The investor, an Abu Dhabi royal who had earned billions last year, was not interested in a bargain — he was looking for a huge deal to make an impressive splash internationally. A multibillion-dollar price tag, easily within his group’s means, would cause far more jaws to drop than anything in the millions.

"When he thought it was $4 billion, he was really excited," said Bhoyrul, who declined to name the individual. "When he found out it was $400 million, he was disappointed."

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