from Russian press two days ago.........
Alisher Usmanov is ready to invest in Liverpool Everton
Businessman Alisher Usmanov is considering becoming a shareholder in the Everton football club of Liverpool, whose investor is his longtime partner Farhad Moshiri. "Everton is still far from where it should be. We will also help him. And how. This is my friend's club! "- Mr. Usmanov said in the program" Actors with Nailya Askerzade "on the channel" Russia 1 "(quote on" Interfax ").
He added that the purchase of the club is associated with "a huge number of nuances," including an international political situation, which may influence a possible deal. "In Britain, sports are too political, so to speak, a sphere. There's a tremendous strain today in general in business. Therefore it is not known, "Alisher Usmanov added.
In August, the businessman sold 30% of the shares of Arsenal in London to American billionaire Stan Kronke, who holds the majority stake in the club. After the sale, he told Bloomberg that he did not rule out the possibility of investing money again in the football club. According to Mr. Usmanov, in addition to Everton, he also follows Munich Bayern Munich and Italian Roma and Milan.