Manchester United chief executive Richard Arnold was filmed meeting with disgruntled supporters in a pub and addressed their concerns.

A leaked video emerged on social media on Saturday night showing Arnold speaking in a pub to a group of fans, who had planned a protest outside the CEO’s home.

Arnold listened to the concerns and issues raised by the disgruntled Man United fans

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Arnold listened to the concerns and issues raised by the disgruntled Man United fans

Unaware that he was being recorded, he admitted to ‘not being thrilled’ about where Man United are at present, describing last season as a ‘f****** nightmare’.

Arnold, who replaced Ed Woodward, said: “We spent a billion pounds on players, more than anyone in Europe.

“I’m not thrilled where we are. It doesn’t sit easy with me and I worry how we get this sorted for the future. What’s happened is we have f****** burned through cash.

“You can’t go to our training ground and say ‘show me where the £1billion is because we haven’t spent money well historically.

“Last year was a f****** nightmare. There was hate at every game. We’ve blown through an enormous amount of money.”

He was also asked about the pursuit of Frenkie de Jong, who is the club’s top target this summer.

Arnold replaced Woodward as CEO of United

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Arnold replaced Woodward as CEO of United

Arnold was heard saying money was ‘not a consideration’ in the club’s summer recruitment drive when asked about transfer plans under new boss Erik ten Hag

He also acknowledged the Glazers’ ownership, saying “I’m not here to defend Joel (Glazer) or the shareholders, they can speak for themselves.”

A spokesperson for Manchester United said: “Richard heard that a group of fans had gathered in a pub near his house.

“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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