Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister has admitted he want to see Manchester United and Liverpool fall underneath Saudi possession after each Premier League golf equipment hit the market.
The 2 golf equipment are each in search of exterior funding, with 90min understanding that United could possibly be bought in its entirety because the Glazer household look to finish their time at Previous Trafford.
As two of essentially the most helpful sports activities franchises on the planet, there’s anticipated to be no scarcity of curiosity in each United and Liverpool, and talking to Sky Information, Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, expressed his want to see his nation become involved with each.
“I hope so, if there are traders and the numbers add up, and it makes a superb enterprise,” he stated. “Then the non-public sector may are available in, or firms may are available in, from the dominion.”
He added: “The Premier League is the most effective league on this planet. Everybody’s watching the Premier League. It is essentially the most watched league and there are diehard followers of those groups within the kingdom. So it will be a profit for everybody.”
“I can say that now we have a powerful league. It is not one of many strongest in Asia. You recognize, we’re constructing in direction of a greater future. And we see how the longer term holds up for that.”
Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund, which is led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman however not seen as government-controlled by the Premier League, already owns Newcastle United and the group are presently within the means of increasing their sporting portfolio, together with the internet hosting of the LIV Golf sequence.
Moreover, Prince Abdulaziz additionally confessed that he’d like to see each Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi transfer to Saudi Arabia. 90min understands the previous is ready to obtain gives from two golf equipment within the Center East following his departure from Manchester United.
“Who would not need him to play of their league?” Prince Abdulaziz stated of Ronaldo. “He is a task mannequin to a number of younger gamers – him and Messi.
“If they’ll, I would like to see them each play within the Saudi league.”