Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani has confirmed the club has “attracted a lot of interest” on a day when it celebrates its 100th birthday.
Money tends to equal success in the modern game. Chelsea and Manchester City, who are perhaps two of the most notorious spenders since the turn of the century thanks to the money of Roman Abramovich and Sheikh Mansour respectively, have won nine Premier League titles between them (five to Chelsea and four to City).
It’s no surprise then that other clubs, having seen the success that petrodollars can bring, want in.
The news broke on Tuesday that Radrizzani had opened the door to three potential investors at Elland Road – Qatar Sports Investments and two unnamed parties from Italy and America. QSI have invested heavily in Paris Saint-Germain, who currently own two of the most expensive players in history, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
After announcing that he has a good relationship with the party, the 45-year-old elaborated on the details of the club’s future…
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