David Beckham Buys 10% Stake in Salford City with Class of 92

By: SBAT Staff

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David Beckham has joined the rest of the class of 92 by buying a stake in Salford City Football Club. Between them, David Beckham, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt will now own 60%, making them the collective majority shareholders at the club. When the other five bought Salford City, it was rumoured that Beckham wanted to join, but couldn't due to other commitments, however, now he is on board and he could be about to oversee a huge moment in the clubs history, which is promotion to the Football League. With the exception of approval from the FA, the rest of the deal is complete and with Beckham owning no other English league clubs, that is expected to be a formality and completed within the next few days.

Since buying Salford back in 2014, the class of 92 have overseen a complete redevelopment of their ground, and three promotions in four season. That has put them on the edge of the Football League, and that could be the first big moment in Beckham's tenure as owner. During his early days at Manchester United, David Beckham spent many years in Salford so it is certainly an area that he knows well and can connect with. It is expected that he will visit Salford and go to a game over the next few weeks alongside his new business partners and friends who already own part of the club.

While the six Manchester United legends are doing their bit at Salford City, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is bringing the current Manchester United team back to life. He is well-known from his playing days, and now quickly making his name as a manager at Old Trafford, which will no doubt please the class of 92. This Friday, United are in FA Cup action against Arsenal, and with little to choose between them, the bookmakers are making this pretty much a 50/50 game. United are priced up at 17/10 to win, while Arsenal are available at 6/4.