Saudi govt would help any Saudi bid for Manchester United, Liverpool


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Soccer – Manchester United go to the Mates Area forward of the the Europa League Remaining – Mates Area, Stockholm, Sweden – 23/5/17 Basic view of the Manchester United brand forward of the Europa League closing Reuters / Phil Noble Dwell


(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister stated his nation’s authorities would help any Saudi personal sector bids to purchase Premier League sides Manchester United and Liverpool.

Manchester United’s homeowners, the Glazer household, are contemplating promoting the membership as they think about “strategic alternate options”.

“It is the most-watched league in Saudi and the area, and you’ve got a number of followers of the Premier League,” Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal informed the BBC.

“We will certainly help it if any [Saudi] personal sector is available in, as a result of we all know that is going to mirror positively on sports activities inside the kingdom.

“But when there’s an investor keen to take action and the numbers add up, why not?”

Premier League aspect Newcastle United have Saudi Arabian homeowners after their October 2021 takeover by a consortium which incorporates the nation’s Public Funding Fund.

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