A rumor says that Apple would be interested in acquiring Manchester United, one of the most important soccer clubs in the world.
In the middle of the Soccer World Cup in Qatar, one of the most important soccer cubes in the world could change owners very soon and Apple could be interested in acquiring it. According to reports from England, Apple CEO Tim Cook would be considering the option to acquire Manchester Unitedat least according to the medium The Daily Star.
Manzana has bought many companies throughout its history, but all of them were designed to incorporate that talent into Apple devices. The purchase of Beats is a clear example, thanks to that purchase Apple was able to develop Apple Music and AirPods in record time. In this case we are talking about something different.
Apple is interested in buying Manchester Utd and making the Red Devils the richest club in the world. The Daily Star.
Does it make sense for Apple to buy a soccer club?
Manchester United is Owned by American billionaire Malcolm Glazer, which the club acquired in 2005. However, the club’s drift in recent years has fans quite unhappy with its management. To such an extent that he is considering selling it to the highest bidder.
Many names have sounded to acquire what is one of the biggest clubs in the world and among them has appeared that of Applealso that of other billionaires, such as the Spanish Amancio Ortega, owner of Zara.
Apple has expressed interest in buying Manchester United! Apple is the world’s largest technology company with annual revenue of nearly £326 billion, and an estimated net worth as of this month of £2 trillion.
Would this move by Apple make sense? It is not clear. On the one hand, Apple is diversifying its business. Who was going to tell us a decade ago that the iPod, iPhone or Mac company was going to also have a music service or a platform for series and movies.
Tech giant Apple is interested in buying Manchester United for an impressive £5.8bn.
Apple has shown interest in sports and soccer in particular, buying the rights to MLS, for example. However, it is not clear that Apple can get much benefit from this purchase, there are many millions and it would take many years to amortize the investment. Maybe it would be more interesting to look for a sponsorship on the shirt beforehand than a club, but who knows.