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United received 60.8 million pounds ($97 million) in broadcast revenue from the Premier League last season while winning the title. On the back of new TV deals, Woodward expects a 35 to 38 percent increase for the club this season.

Despite its healthy finances, United made just one major signing during the summer transfer window, bringing Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini from Everton for 27.5 million pounds ($43 million).

“It’s not just a strong squad but a deep one,” Woodward said.


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