GARY NEVILLE has slammed Manchester United owners the Glazers following a rare appearance on a fans forum.
Co-chairman Joe Glazer made his first Fan’s Forum appearance in 15 years on Friday where he outlined his vision for the future of the Red Devils.
Neville has criticised Glazer for his appearance on the fans forumCredit: PA
Glazer has promised to back Solskjaer in the transfer marketCredit: AP
And the 54-year-old gave a positive response to his first appearance on the forum in 15 years.
He said: “I was pleased to join the fans forum to listen to the views of supporters, address their questions, and share ideas on how we can improve the way we work together.
“As owners, we want exactly the same thing as the fans – a successful team and a strong club – and we want to work in partnership to achieve those objectives.”
Glazer pleased fans by promising to back manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the upcoming transfer window.
But Neville, who heavily criticised the Glazers after their involvement in the failed European Super League bid, was not impressed with the various issues that were not addressed.
The former Man Utd full-back tweeted: “My Fans Forum Comments: Should have committed to paying debt down over next 5 years.
“No dividends for 5 years. Minimum yearly investment into team for 5 years.
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“Missed an opportunity to show a new OT and Training ground vision.
“More detail on fan share scheme required.”
He said: “Our goal is to win every competition we compete in, and we will continue to invest in our Academy and in the transfer market to support the manager in an effort to meet the club’s goals.
“As a club we have devoted a lot of time and resources over the last several years updating and further developing our vast global scouting network to adapt to the modern football environment.
“This is a project that should provide a foundation for long-term success in the years to come.
“In addition, as you all know, we have also been focused on growing and developing our women’s team in line with the traditions and values of the club, and we are committed to continuing that process.”
Before adding: “We want this club to always be successful and win trophies. To compete for trophies requires significant investment.
“The commercial growth at the club has helped deliver the revenue which ultimately underpins that investment in a sustainable manner.
“That approach has allowed us to have among the highest net transfer spend in world football over the last five years and have one of the highest wage bills.
“Also, as a direct result of our commercial business, we have kept ticket prices affordable for all fans and not raised season ticket prices in over ten years. This is an area that we as a club are very proud of.”
Man Utd are heavily linked with a deal for Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho, along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane.
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