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Michael Knighton has claimed that his aim to submit a bid for Manchester United is 'moving forward as planned'.
Knighton served on United's board of directors after being involved in a failed takeover of the club in 1989.
It emerged last month that the 70-year-old is looking to buy United, with many of the club's supporters hugely frustrated with the current owners, the Glazer family.
Michael Knighton says that his aim to bid for Manchester United is moving forward as planned
Knighton tweeted: 'Thank you ALL for the wonderful messages of support. There is much going on behind the scenes.Things are moving forward as planned.I apologise I can't be on this platform more,just bogged down in meetings.God bless & every good wish to all of you.Yr support is greatly appreciated'.
Knighton has yet to make a concrete offer for United but he indicated that matters are moving in the right