Ratcliffe is also interested, with the INEOS chief long an admirer of the club.
The British billionaire previously missed out on purchasing Chelsea last year, with Todd Boehly winning that battle instead.
Yet Ratcliffe is hoping that, by attending talks on Friday in person, he’ll be able to get an edge when it comes to this particular fight.
Two other parties, believed to be from the United States, are also in the mix.
And things should become clearer in the coming days, with the Glazers described as ‘determined sellers’ at present.
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