It was news nobody expected, and for some time it sent web-based entertainment and the football world into a furor.
Was the world’s most extravagant man going to purchase Manchester United?
Soon after 01:00 BST on Wednesday, Elon Musk – who is accounted for to have a total assets of $270bn (£223bn) as indicated by Forbes – posted on Twitter: “Likewise, I’m purchasing Manchester United ur welcome.”
Signal anarchy on the informal organization, with the American’s tweet getting in excess of 400,000 preferences.
It has been a difficult beginning to the new season for United.
They are lower part of the Premier League after two losses, headliner Cristiano Ronaldo could leave, while new signings are neglecting to emerge.
Their fans are fretful, and recently the Manchester United Supporters Trust said it will “request replies” from those pursuing the club a “humiliatingly terrible” begin to the season.
Ronaldo will before long uncover ‘reality with regards to’ his future
‘A joke’, ‘harassed’ and ‘spoiled’ – are Man Utd at absolute bottom?
The club has been in decline since Sir Alex Ferguson resigned as director in 2013, and fingers have been pointed at the Glazer family, who have possessed the club starting around 2005.
There have been numerous fights against the Glazers’ possession as of late – remembering one for May 2021 which made the Red Devils’ match against Liverpool be delayed.
Joined fans are arranging one more dissent against the American family during their most recent gathering with their unpleasant adversaries on Monday.
Previous Liverpool and Netherlands winger Ryan Babel saw an open door.
Different fans considered what a club run by Musk would seem to be, given he likewise possesses rocket organization SpaceX and electric vehicle organization Tesla.
In any case, the prospect of Musk fanning out into football was brief.
Musk, who has in excess of 103 million supporters on Twitter and is right now attempting to loosen up his $44bn (£36.3bn) propose to get it, later explained he was simply kidding.
In the mean time, United didn’t remark on the hypothesis.
Similarly as the UK was awakening, Musk was inquired as to whether he was “not kidding” about the bid, and answered at 5:34 BST: “No, this is a long-running joke on Twitter. I’m not accepting any games groups.”
He added: “Stand-up is my part time job.”
In any case, it turns out he is enthusiast of the Red Devils, tweeting: “Despite the fact that, assuming it were any group, it would be Man U. They were my fav group as a youngster.”