Man Utd owner Avram Glazer snubs chance to apologise to fans in tense meeting

Manchester United owner Avram Glazer has snubbed the chance to apologise to fans over the European Super League saga.

The plan, which Red Devils chief helped bring to the table, received universal condemnation and was scrapped just two days after its announcement.

United fans have protested outside Old Trafford, at the club's training ground, forced executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to resign and brought about an apology from joint-owner Joel Glazer.

But when a reporter tracked United owner Glazer down and asked: “Are you now going to sell the club Mr Glazer, as it’s clear you have no understanding of your club’s supporters or British fans?”

Glazer snapped back: "No comment”.

After the brief exchange, Glazer got into his white Jeep Wrangler alongside his wife Jill and sped off.

Avram's refusal to apologise comes just hours after his brother Joel wrote an open to fans offering his sincere regret.

"Over the past few days, we have all witnessed the great passion which football generates, and the deep loyalty our fans have for this great club," it read.

"You made very clear your opposition to the European Super League, and we have listened. We got it wrong, and we want to show that we can put things right.

"Although the wounds are raw and I understand that it will take time for the scars to heal, I am personally committed to rebuilding trust with our fans and learning from the message you delivered with such conviction.

"We continue to believe that European football needs to become more sustainable throughout the pyramid for the long-term.

"However, we fully accept that the Super League was not the right way to go about it. In seeking to create a more stable foundation for the game, we failed to show enough respect for its deep-rooted traditions –promotion, relegation, the pyramid – and for that we are sorry.

"This is the world’s greatest football club and we apologise unreservedly for the unrest caused during these past few days. It is important for us to put that right."

United fans are planning a protest this Sunday before the clash with Leeds.

Supporters are also expected to voice their anger when they play Liverpool next weekend.

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