Man Utd fans fly anti-Glazers banner over NFL game after latest Sheikh Jassim takeover development
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Manchester United fans have sent a message to the Glazer family by organising a banner to fly above the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Monday night.
As well as owning United, the Glazers also NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers and so some stateside Red Devils supporters decided to continue their protests against the family.
The Buccaneers played against the Philadelphia Eagles, losing 25-11, but it was the off-field activity which hit headlines.
A plane carried the message 'Glazers Out' prior to the game and a video was shared by @UnitedWorldFans on social media.
United's supporters clubs in Pittsburgh and Tampa are said to be responsible for the protest, which is just the latest organised by disgruntled fans.
It was posted with the caption: "Fans from the Pittsburgh & Tampa supporters groups organised a banner to fly above the Raymond James Stadium where the Glazers owned, Tampa Bay Buccaneers played this evening."
The banner was well-received by United supporters all over the world who continue to voice their dissatisfaction against the Glazers.
In June fans blocked the entrance to the club's megastore at Old Trafford on the day the new home shirt went on sale.
And just a month later co-chairman Avram Glazer was met with chants of "sell the club!" when he arrived at the MetLife Stadium for a friendly between United and Arsenal.
The Glazers, who have owned United since 2005, said they would "explore strategic alternatives" a long time ago but there has been no movement even with bids from Sheikh Jassim and Jim Ratcliffe.
Jassim, the third son of former Qatari prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, is believed to have made a total of five bids.
But while the saga has rumbled on, a fresh update suggests Jassim is very much interested in buying United and removing the club's debt.
Journalist Ben Jacobs told GiveMeSport: "I still don't think that we can rule out another bid from Sheikh Jassim, simply because we got told after the final bid deadline in April, even though that was only a soft deadline, that that would be the last offer.
"Then we got told after the fourth bid that that would be the last offer then we got told after the fifth bid that that would be the last offer."
United's debt stands at £725 million as per the most recent accounts.