Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer could face off against angry Red Devil supporters later this week after the club organised an emergency fans’ forum.
Joel wrote an emotional apology to fans following his role in the recent European Super League plans, with the club withdrawing after a vocal backlash.
While United followers have made their feelings clear by protesting outside Old Trafford, one small group were seen standing around a burning American flag.
Despite recognising their monumental blunder, there has been little sympathy for the billionaire sons of the late Malcolm Glazer after years of discontent at Old Trafford.
According to The Athletic, United will try to mend relations with supporters by hosting an emergency fans’ forum on Friday.
The report adds that while it is not yet clear who at United will attend, there are calls for Joel Glazer to stand up to talk about his recent actions.
The outgoing executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward could also make an appearance, with the Daily Star revealing that he took the decision to step down from the board due to the recent backlash.
Woodward was instrumental in driving plans for England's 'Big Six’ to join the failed European Super League, which was ‘one of the biggest mistakes of his professional career’.
In his recent apology, Glazer wrote: "Over the past few days, we have all witnessed the great passion which football generates, and the deep loyalty our fans have for this great club.
"You made very clear your opposition to the European Super League, and we have listened. We got it wrong, and we want to show that we can put things right.
"Although the wounds are raw and I understand that it will take time for the scars to heal, I am personally committed to rebuilding trust with our fans and learning from the message you delivered with such conviction.
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"We continue to believe that European football needs to become more sustainable throughout the pyramid for the long-term. However, we fully accept that the Super League was not the right way to go about it.
"In seeking to create a more stable foundation for the game, we failed to show enough respect for its deep-rooted traditions – promotion, relegation, the pyramid – and for that we are sorry.
"This is the world's greatest football club and we apologise unreservedly for the unrest caused during these past few days.
"It is important for us to put that right.
"Manchester United has a rich heritage and we recognise our responsibility to live up to its great traditions and values.”
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