Saturday's Der Klassiker took on added meaning this week when Bayern flipped the script and handed the team over to Thomas Tuchel after suddenly sacking managerial wunderkind Julian Nagelsmann.
Net profit came in at 6.3 million pounds ($7.78 million) in the three months to Dec. 31, against a 1.4 million pound loss a year earlier. Revenue fell almost 10% to 167 million pounds, with increased commercial revenue outweighed by a drop in broadcasting revenue and lower match-day revenue because there were fewer home games than in the same period last year. United's American owners, the Glazer family, launched a formal sale process late last year and have received several bids, including from Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani, British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe and Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus.
Conte didn't last long after blasting Spurs players and ownership after a draw with Southampton.
The NWSL's intensely American structure — with a draft, tight salary cap and various rules that restrict player agency — conflicts with soccer's global marketplace.