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Sir Jim Ratcliffe is eyeing up a swoop for Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman once the British billionaire's £1.3billion deal to buy a 25 percent stake in Manchester United is completed.
In the last few days, reports have claimed that the INEOS CEO could 'axe three Man United chiefs - including CEO Richard Arnold'.
The 71-year-old is reportedly considering an overhaul of the club's executive team and is thought to be considering an investment of approximately £245million to improve the club's infrastructure.
The outlet claims that the former Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest manager has 'caught the attention of Ratcliffe and Sir David Brailsford', who is assisting the petrochemicals magnate with the transaction.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe is considering a major shake up of Man United's executive team, amid his potential investment in the club
The petrochemicals magnate is reportedly eyeing a swoop for Crystal Palace sporting director Michael Freedman
United have spent £1bn in transfers over the past three years, with Erik ten Hag's side largely failing to show that investment on the pitch
Ratcliffe's deal is expected to be finalised during the upcoming international break, following what has been a long takeover process that began in March.
The former Scotland striker, Freedman, who enjoyed spells at Palace, Forest, Wolves and