Man Utd supporters planning huge anti-Glazer protest ahead of new boss Erik ten Hag's first home match at Old Trafford | The Sun

Man Utd supporters planning huge anti-Glazer protest ahead of new boss Erik ten Hag's first home match at Old Trafford | The Sun

June 25, 2022

MANCHESTER UNITED fans are reportedly planning an anti-Glazer protest ahead of new boss Erik ten Hag's first home game in charge.

The Dutch coach, 52, will lead his side out at Old Trafford in a friendly game against Rayo Vallecano on July 31.



But it is set to be far from a party atmosphere for the manager's opening match in the dugout at the Theatre of Dreams.

According to Manchester Evening News, supporters are planning to gather a number of hours before kick-off to demonstrate their opposition to the Glazers ownership with a peaceful protest.

The hated Glazers sparked outrage this week by pocketing £11million dividends from the club.

United finished last season with their worst ever Premier League tally, ending the campaign in sixth place with just 58 points.

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They missed out on Champions League qualification and will spend the 2022/23 season in the Europa League.

United are also yet to secure any new signings so far this summer – with rivals City, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal all getting business done at a much faster rate.

And Red Devils legend Gary Neville has criticised the Glazers decision to take dividends out of the club at a time when the team is a mess.

In response to a tweet about transfer target Christian Eriksen, who is currently deciding between United and Brentford as his next club, Neville wrote: "That’s why Dividends have to stop for a period.

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"Every penny has to go back into the club until it becomes attractive again. The club has become a graveyard for players.

"Culturally for owners to take money out of a poorly performing business is demoralising!"

Man Utd have been linked with a host of potential signings this summer.

Alongside Eriksen, Ajax defenders Jurrien Timber and Lisandro Martinez could be seen coming to Old Trafford.

Fellow Ajax man Antony – a Brazilian winger – could also be set for a swift reunion with Ten Hag.

Meanwhile, Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong – who spent two years playing under Ten Hag at the Dutch giants – is also being targeted.

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