Manchester United chief executive David Gill will step down from his position on 30 June 2013.
He told Manchester United's website: “It has been the greatest privilege to serve Manchester United for 16 wonderful years – the last 10 of which as its chief executive.
"I have worked alongside the finest manager in the history of the game and been part of what I consider to be the best club in the best sport in the world."
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