Manchester United have issued an official response after videos emerged online of chief executive Richard Arnold discussing club matters with fans at a pub.
Footage taken on camera phones showed Arnold talking to disgruntled supporters about several Man Utd issues.
A group of fans had planned to protest against the Glazers' ownership among other problems outside Arnold's house, but the CEO instead took them to a pub to talk things over.
Arnold seemingly didn't know he was being filmed and Man Utd have released a statement on the subject.
"Richard heard that a group of fans had gathered in a pub near his house," a club spokesperson said.
"He went to meet them, bought them all a drink, listened to their views, and explained what the club is doing to deliver success on the pitch, improve the stadium, and strengthen engagement with fans."
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Man Utd's pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong was one of several subjects which were caught on camera, with Arnold insisting that money is 'not a consideration' when it comes to their transfer plans this summer.
Other topics included previous transfer windows in which Arnold admits he is 'not thrilled' about the club's position having spent around £1bn in the market.