Orion signs three-year Manchester United deal

<p>Orion has signed a three-year contract with Manchester United to become the football club's official publisher. The move ends a long-term arrangement with Andre Deutsch, which is now part of the Carlton Publishing Group.

The deal was negotiated by Ian Marshall, publishing director, Orion non-fiction, who described himself as a "lifelong United fan". He said: "Despite the fact that the United Annual outsells those of Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool combined, I believe that the brand still has plenty more potential."

Orion launches the new programme in June with Legends of United: The Heroe...

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