Man Utd takeover LIVE: Qatar protest, bidder makes Glazer dig, Ratcliffe insight

Some Manchester United fans have formed a new campaign group to protest against the potential Qatari takeover of the club according to the i. 

United Against Sportswashing has collaborated with NUFC Fans Against Sportswashing as they look to stop growing Middle Eastern influence. 

A joint statement, released ahead of the match between the pair on Sunday, read: “While NUFC play MUFC on Sunday, groups of fans from both clubs will be united in a common cause, regardless of the result on the pitch.

“We are Newcastle United and Manchester United fans standing together to call for an end to the sale of our historic clubs to states which use them to sportswash their human rights abuses.”