Will Qatar’s dream come true?
The global’The Athletic’ reported on the 10th (Korean time) that “Qatar’s consideration of acquiring an English Premier League (PL) club is a matter for the King himself to proceed.”
Recently, capital 안전놀이터investment toward PL clubs is getting more serious. Following Newcastle being backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, Chelsea, which was acquired by American capital, showed a wide move in the transfer market.
In addition, additional capital dreaming of entering the PL is waiting. In particular, interest in the club that has recently been discussed is Manchester United, which is a prestigious PL representative for Tottenham, which is related to London.
In particular, in the case of Manchester United, specific transfer negotiation targets are emerging. A consortium led by Britain’s richest man, Sir Jim Radcliffe, is being joined by a Qatari sovereign wealth fund.
In the case of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, it acquired Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of French Ligue 1 and is operating it. In this situation, what is the reason for showing interest in PL clubs such as Man Utd and Tottenham?
The Athletic introduced, “Qatar’s King Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani himself decided that they should advance to the world’s most popular soccer league, the PL. This is how they entered the PL in earnest.”