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Man United issue Champions League warning

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LONDON - Manchester United's owners on Thursday warned investors the club may struggle to keep their best players if they miss out on Champions League qualification for a second consecutive season. 

Manchester United's players pose before their Champions League match against Olympiakos at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2014

"Because of the prestige associated with participating in the European competitions, particularly the Champions League, failure to qualify for any European competition, particularly for consecutive seasons, would negatively affect our ability to attract and retain talented players and coaching staff, as well as supporters, sponsors and other commercial partners," owners the Glazer family said in the club's prospectus.

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