Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims ‘it is HOAX’

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS Manchester United-East Bengal talks: In a major development, Sourav Ganguly has officially confirmed that East Bengal…

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims 'it is HOAX'
Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims 'it is HOAX'

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS Manchester United-East Bengal talks: In a major development, Sourav Ganguly has officially confirmed that East Bengal Club are in talks with Manchester United regarding a potential investment deal. The Premier League giants are interested in owning the team from Kolkata, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has acknowledged it. Follow live football updates on InsideSport.IN.

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Notably, East Bengal are currently in search of an investor after they ended ties with Shree Cement last month. The Indian Super League outfit has been in discussion with many potential investors, including Bangladesh’s Basundhara Group, but nothing has been finalized as of yet.

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims ‘it is HOAX’

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims 'it is HOAX'
Sourav Ganguly is facilitating the deal between East Bengal and Manchester United

The Torchbearers are also reportedly in talks with Manchester United and facilitating the deal by maintaining a liaison between the two parties is none other than Sourav Ganguly. On Tuesday, he officially confirmed that the two teams are in talks and concrete information will be provided in the next two weeks

Yes, we have spoken to them and others. It will take 10-12 more days.
Not investors, they will come as an owner. It takes some time. First, let it reach a stage then we will make a comment. I will speak only after there’s a concrete development,” 
Ganguly stated, as per quotes in PTI.

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims ‘it is HOAX’

East Bengal officials deny rumours

While Ganguly himself has confirmed the rumours as true, East Bengal officials have not acknowledged any discussions between them and the team from England. InsideSport.IN officially reached out to two topmost East Bengal officials.

One official denied any such links by claiming “It is hoax news. There is no truth to it.” Meanwhile, another top East Bengal official claimed to be unaware about the discussions by saying “I don’t know anything about the links with Manchester United.”

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims 'it is HOAX'
East Bengal officials have denied discussions with Manchester United

With contrasting stances, the next few days will be interesting for fans of the Red and Golds. Meanwhile, it also should be noted that the owners of Manchester United, the Glazers family have tried entering the Indian sports market for a while. They also launched a bid to buy a franchise in the Indian Premier League, but were not successful in their attempt.

Manchester United-East Bengal Deal: Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS talks between Manchester United and East Bengal but club official DENIES, claims ‘it is HOAX’

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