Wed. Feb 1st, 2023

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sports activities minister mentioned his nation’s authorities would help any Saudi non-public 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 contemplate “strategic alternate options”.

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

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

“But when there’s an investor prepared 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.

Reporting by Adam Millington; Modifying by Hugh Lawson

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