Geoffrey Kamworor, a staunch Man United fan, has reacted to news of Sir Jim Ratcliffe acquiring shares in the Old Trafford football club.
Five-time World Cross-country champion Geoffrey Kamworor could not hide his joy after news came in that Sir Jim Ratcliffe had purchased a 25 percent stake at Manchester United.
As a long-time Man United fan, Kamworor was over the moon as he shared the news on his Instagram page.
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The two-time New York City Marathon champion shared two photos holding the Manchester United jersey saying: “Congratulations to Sir Jim Ratcliffe and the entire INEOS family for securing a stake in Manchester United.
"For a long time, I have been a great Manchester United fan, we are now a great team all together!”
20:15 - 24.12.2023
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has finally officially become part of the Manchester United family after the club announced the sale of shares to the INEOS owner
Meanwhile, the deal gives the INEOS owner control of football operations, plus a say in the commercial side controlled by the Glazer family.
The football club, which currently occupy eighth place in the Premier League table, are not expected to be busy in the January window.
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Ratcliffe has acquired a 25% stake in the club in a deal worth around £1.3 billion ($1.6bn) and will also take responsibility for football operations at United.
The announcement was made on Christmas Eve, bringing an end to 13 months of talks about a potential takeover of the Old Trafford club.
The statement said that Ratcliffe is acquiring the interest for $33-a-share in a deal that "will include all aspects of the men's and women's football operations and academies" for his INEOS group.
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It is expected Sir Dave Brailsford - INEOS director of sport - and Jean-Claude Blanc - CEO of INEOS Sport and a former executive at Juventus and Paris St-Germain - will have seats on the Manchester United club board.