US group KAM Sports says it « remains interested in acquiring » Premier League side Everton.
The organization was among the parties involved in takeover talks earlier this year.
After those talks ended, Everton owner Farhad Moshiri said the club was not for sale.
However, following reports talks have reopened on a €400 million deal, KAM Sports released a statement confirming their continued interest.
“As a general rule, we prefer to conduct our affairs in private to create the fairest environment for those involved – and in this particular situation, to minimize uncertainty for Everton fans,” It said.
“It is regrettable that this was not possible. We remain respectfully interested in acquiring the club as we believe its fans deserve nothing less than the best, and our offer to achieve this is valid. »
KAM Sports describes itself as a « family-run organization created to own and manage premier international sports assets ».
It is owned by the Minneapolis-based Kaminski family, which made a fortune in real estate investing.
The Kaminski family were part of a consortium led by former Manchester United and Chelsea chief Peter Kenyon who sought to buy the club earlier this year.
Moshiri then wrote an open letter to fans, denying that he was looking to sell.
“There has been a lot of talk about investments in our football club lately, even takeovers,” he said. « I would like to clarify that there is no ‘for sale’ sign currently hanging outside Everton. »
Moshiri has invested hundreds of millions of pounds in Everton since taking over in 2016, and the club are set to move on. a new 53,000 seat stadium in 2024.
However, the club suffered losses of €372m over the past three seasons and only narrowly avoided relegation from the Premier League last term.
Everton declined to comment when contacted by BBC Sport.
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