GARY NEVILLE has hit out at Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer after the American jetted off to Dubai to discuss cricket.

The controversial American family are rumoured to be interested in moving into cricket by purchasing a team in the new UAE Twenty20 League.

Manchester United co-chairman Avram Glazer has jetted off to Dubai to meet with Dubai's Sport Council chairman to discuss cricket

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Manchester United co-chairman Avram Glazer has jetted off to Dubai to meet with Dubai’s Sport Council chairman to discuss cricket
Gary Neville has slammed Avram Glazer for his trip after the Red Devils crashed out of the Champions League

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Gary Neville has slammed Avram Glazer for his trip after the Red Devils crashed out of the Champions LeagueCredit: Getty

And Avram Glazer has been snapped speaking to Dubai’s Sport Council chairman Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed in the Middle East.

But the timing of the meeting has infuriated Neville with the Red Devils crashing out of the Champions League on Tuesday.

Ralf Rangnick’s side lost 1-0 against Atletico Madrid at Old Trafford in their last-16 second leg tie.

And United are in danger of missing out on playing in the European Cup next term as they currently sit fifth in the Premier League table.

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The Glazer family are hugely unpopular figures among United supporters, with fans storming the Theatre of Dreams prior to last season’s clash against Liverpool in protest after the European Super League fiasco.

Joel Glazer subsequently promised he and his family would hold regular meetings with supporters, though this is yet to happen.

SunSport understands the Glazers are not currently interested in buying a franchise.

But Neville has taken exception to Avram Glazer discussing cricket instead of looking to fulfil his promise.

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In a tweet shared by Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed, he said: “I met with Avram Glazer, Co-Chairman of Manchester United, today and discussed ways to work together to further raise Dubai’s profile as a global sporting hub.

“We also discussed the UAE T20 Cricket league’s launch in Jan 2023 featuring Manchester United cricket team & other teams.”

Replying to the post, Neville raged: “He must have stopped off on his way to Manchester for those fans meetings they promised post ESL!!

“United go out of the Champions League and he heads to Dubai to discuss cricket.”

Neville’s fiery response comes days after he urged Joel Glazer to follow through on his vow to engage with the United fanbase.

Speaking on his Sky Sports podcast, he remarked: “The reality of it is something big is missing, and it comes from the top. 

“We heard Joel Glazer say some time ago he was going to engage with the fans. Flights are open Joel, you can get to Manchester.

“Let’s see you over here, let’s see you talk to the fans properly. Explain that vision, you’ve got a new CEO in place, but you can’t just leave it to the new CEO. You’ve got to come over.

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“He said off the back of the Super League he was going to change the way he operated the club, and he was going to come over and see the fans. 

“He’s not done. Not that I know of anyway, unless he’s slipped in without me knowing, and not many people slip into Manchester without me knowing!”





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