Mukesh Ambani, India's second richest man and owner of Reliance Industries, may soon buy the English Premier League's legendary football team. According to The Mirror's report, Mukesh Ambani is involved in the race to buy Liverpool Football Club.
According to the report, Fenway Sports Group (FSG), which owns Liverpool FC, has started preparing to sell the club. FSG has set a price of 4 billion pounds i.e. 38 thousand crore rupees to sell Liverpool FC. That is, Ambani will have to pay this amount to buy a football club. It is being claimed in the report that Mukesh Ambani has shown interest in buying the Liverpool club.
Ambani's net worth is Rs 7.6 lakh crore and he also has a lot of interest in sports. By that count, they would easily pay that much to buy a football club. It is being told that to acquire England's popular football team Liverpool, Ambani will have to win this race from other investors in the Middle East and the US.
Ambani had earlier tried to buy Liverpool in 2010 along with Sahara India chairman Subrata Roy, but things could not materialize. Fenway Sports Group then took over and took over the club, Liverpool. According to the report, investment banking firm Goldman Sachs and financial services firm Morgan Stanley have now been hired to help sell the football team.
According to the report, the Reliance chairman will be willing to invest millions of dollars in the team to further strengthen Liverpool, one of the most successful clubs in the continent. Football has always been popular in India, even though it has had to fight cricket constantly.
At the same time, the English Premier League is also very popular among Indian fans. Liverpool is one of the teams that get the most support. Ambani was named the 'World Richest Sports Team Owner' in 2008 after he bought Mumbai Indians, one of the teams that played for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Reliance company already owns three T20 teams in 3 countries. This includes teams from BCCI's IPL, Emirates Cricket Board's UAE T20 League, and Cricket South Africa's T20 League. Apart from being the commercial partner of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Ambani also organizes the Indian Super League football events.