Qatar Holding, the investment arm of the Gulf Arab state's sovereign wealth fund, has not held discussions to buy Manchester United football club, a source close to Qatar Holding said on Wednesday.
The British football club's high-yield bonds rose to near record highs on Tuesday on speculation of a deal.
"Qatar Holding is not and has never been in discussions to buy Manchester United football club. There is no truth to the rumours," said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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