There is not full agreement among the siblings, with Joel and Avram Glazer desiring to either keep the club or keep a stake in the club. The latter made a conspicuous appearance at Wembley for the Carabao Cup final win over Newcastle United.
Elliott, who until last summer owned Milan before a takeover from RedBird Capital Partners, could appeal in that sense, with the hedge fund also willing to finance a redevelopment of Old Trafford.
United have been in talks with architect firm Populous about what can be done with the stadium – in terms of either redevelopment or total reconstruction – and it has been central to the takeover process given how greatly a modern ground would increase the value of the club.
Bidders have pointed to how the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has added at least £1.5bn to the value of the north London club, as the arena has become one of the primary entertainment venues in Europe.
The Independent has approached Elliott Management for comment.
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