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After PSG, Qatar embarks on a huge project
Posted on September 19, 2022 at 9:10 p.m. by Dan Marciano
Owner of PSG since 2012, Qatar could still invest in football. A member of the Qatari royal family has reportedly sent a letter to express his interest in Sampdoria, current red lantern in Serie A. A project, which is in its infancy, but which could involve several Italian personalities.
In 2012, the PSG was flying under the Qatari flag. Since then many stars have landed in the French capital like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Lionel Messi or Neymar. Asked recently about his arrival at Paris, the Emir of Qatar does not regret this acquisition. » Is PSG a good investment? Sure ! Sport is not a business like any other. If you want to invest, whatever the sport, it is necessary to have a passion for this sport. Otherwise, you’re wasting your money. But if managed properly, the value of the project grows. This is what happened with PSG. The Qataris are proud of the decade spent with PSG. Sport is a key part of our DNA” said Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
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Qatar wants to buy Sampdoria
And the Qatar may well continue to invest in football. The Italian agency ANSA obtained an email sent by a Swiss media. It is about an interest of the Qatar for the Sampdoria, current bottom of Serie A. The Italian club had its heyday in the early 90s. Finalist of the Champions League 1992, the team was crowned champion of Italy in 1991.
A member of the royal family at the head of this project?
The email would have been sent, not by the emir of Qatar, but by a member of the Qatari royal family named Khalid Faleh Al Thani. The latter is said to have recently written a letter expressing his keen interest in acquiring the Sampdoria. He would also have referred to an offer already made.
A former Juventus player involved?
According to the Italian agency, two Italian personalities are involved in this project. The first is called Ivano Bonetti. Passed by the Juventusthis former player had also worn the jersey of the Sampdoria. The second would be Francesco DiSilvio, a man who works in the world of cinema. To be continued…