Following FSG’s statement earlier this week, implying that they are willing to listen to investment offers in Liverpool, the eighth richest man in the world, Mukesh Ambani, would be interested in the club.
The Indian businessman, who owns the popular Mumbai Indians cricket team, is believed to be worth around £90bn and has “already inquired” about striking a deal with the current owners of the Reds, according to a report. of the Mirror.
To put into context the magnitude of wealth the 65-year-old would bring with him to Merseyside, current Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour is rumored to be worth £17bn (as reported by TEAMtalk).
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There has been a significant amount of buzz in recent days with several Middle Eastern owners linked with a move, as well as former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
FSG is believed to value the club at £4bn, meaning a large amount of investment would be needed from any interested party.
However, it is not yet clear if John Henry and company are inviting offers to take over the club entirely or if they are simply looking to split their share of the club with other parties.
The idea of someone with Ambani’s cash supply coming to Anfield is certainly an exciting idea for Reds supporters, especially when considering that Jurgen Klopp wants to complete the signing of Jude Bellingham, a player who will easily cost more than £ 100 million at the end of the season
However, the prospect of a new investor entering the club may also be a cause for concern considering the stability FSG have brought to the red half of Merseyside since their arrival in 2010.
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