Jim Ratcliffe, Benni McCarthy, Erik ten HagGOAL

Kaizer Chiefs-linked Benni McCarthy faces uncertain future at Manchester United ahead of Sir Jim Ratcliffe's imminent takeover, Amakhosi wait on the wings

British petrochemicals magnate, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, a devoted lifelong fan of Manchester United, is anticipated to invest £1.4 billion (R33 billion) in acquiring a 25% stake in the team from the Glazer family in the coming weeks, which will bring an end to a saga that has was initially scheduled to conclude at the end of the 2022-23 campaign.

As the head of INEOS, he is poised to assume immediate control over on-field performance matters. Ratcliffe's revamping of performance operations is set to take precedence over any upgrades to Old Trafford.

While colossal Man United figure, Sir Alex Ferguson has given his thoughts on the imminent takeover, there are concerns over the potential changes, and GOAL zooms into Erik Ten Hag and in particular, Benni McCarthy's future.

Article continues below