In October 2011, Nasser Al-Khelaifi was appointed president of PSG, and since then, the club’s fortunes have undergone a significant transformation. He currently serves as the chairman of Qatar Sports Investments and beIN Media Group. PSG has won eight Ligue 1 championships since Al-Khelaifi took over, and they also advanced to the 2020 Champions League final. Paris Saint-Germain is now acknowledged as one of the world’s sporting and financial superpowers.
Now, The Qatari owners of Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly spoken with Daniel Levy, the chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, about their interest in purchasing a Premier League team. Read More: Didier Deschamps will be France’s coach until the 2026 World Cup
Al-Khelaifi has already met with his Spurs counterpart Levy, according to Sky Sports News, and the PSG president is now interested in investing in an English Premier League club. Al-Khelaifi, president of the European Club Association, and Levy, a member of the executive board, are said to have spoken last week at a hotel in London.
Which PL team can the Paris Saint-Germain owners buy?
There is thought to be a lot of interest in Manchester United in particular, and the owners of both Liverpool and Manchester United have said that they would be open to selling their clubs in the future.
Since Malcolm Glazer fully took over the club in 2005, Man United supporters have staged a number of protests against the American family’s ownership of the team, drawing criticism from the public. According to a recent report, tech behemoths Apple and Amazon are rumoured to be interested in buying Man United for a multi-billion pound sum. Read More: Manchester United’s Alejandro Garnacho spotted wearing CR7 Inners against Everton
Twelve years after the £300 million purchase by Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool owner John W Henry would welcome additional funding or a complete sale of the Anfield team. Along with Liverpool’s unsuccessful attempts to join the ill-fated European Super League last season, Henry has come under fire from fans for what they perceive to be a lack of investment in the transfer market.
It was alleged last month that a Saudi-Qatari consortium was drafting a £3.2 billion takeover offer for Liverpool, but there have been no subsequent updates.
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