Gary Neville has attacked Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer after the American traveled to Dubai to discuss cricket.
The controversial American family is rumored to be interested in making the switch to cricket by buying a team in the new Twenty20 League for the United Arab Emirates.
Avram Glazer was captured speaking to the president of the Dubai Sports Council, Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed in the Middle East.
But the timing of the meeting infuriated Neville, with the Red Devils knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday.
Ralph Rangnick’s team lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid at Old Trafford in the second leg of the round of 16.
United face the risk of losing play in the European Cup next season, as they are currently fifth in the English Premier League table.
The Glazers are unpopular figures among United supporters, as fans stormed the Theater of Dreams ahead of last season’s clash against Liverpool to protest the failure of the Europa League.
Joel Glazer later promised that he and his family would have regular meetings with his supporters, although this has not yet happened.
SunSport understands that Glazers are not currently interested in purchasing a franchise.
But Neville objected to Avram Glazer discussing cricket rather than looking to make good on his promise.
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at tweet Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed said: “Today I met with Avram Glazer, co-chairman of Manchester United, and discussed ways to work together to raise Dubai’s profile as a global sports hub.
We also discussed the launch of the UAE T20 Cricket Championship in January 2023 with the participation of Manchester United Cricket Team and other teams.
In response to this post, Neville rageHe must have stopped on his way to Manchester for the fan meet they promised after ESL!!
“United is out of the Champions League and heads to Dubai to discuss cricket”.
Neville’s fiery response comes days after he urged Joel Glazer to follow through on his pledge to partner with his United fan base.
Talking about Sky Sports PodcastHe noted, “The fact that it’s a big thing is missing, and it comes from the top.
“We heard Joel Glazer say some time ago that he was about to take on the fans. Flights are open Joel, you can get to Manchester.
“Let’s see you here, let’s see you speak to the fans right. Explain that vision, you have a new CEO in place, but you can’t leave it to the new CEO. You have to come.”
“He said in the back of the Premier League he was going to change the way he run the club, he would come and see the fans.
“It’s not over. It’s not that I know anyway, unless he slipped without my knowledge, and not a lot of people sneaked into Manchester without my knowledge!”