OL remain confident in the takeover of the club by American investor John Textor


FOOTBALL – The exclusive negotiations between Olympique Lyonnais and the businessman, expected Sunday for OL-PSG, must end on September 30

It will have been enough of an article of The Team, Wednesday, to instill doubt in the minds of Olympique Lyonnais supporters. Will their club finally remain without a buyer at the end of the summer? Presented to the press on June 21 as the new majority shareholder of OL, John Textor is thus according to The Team still looking for additional funding to complete the takeover of the club.

But on the side of OL, we remain confident about the process of the sale to the American businessman, we learned this Thursday from sources close to the club. According to them, John Textor has optimized his funding and those involved in the case see this major shift in the history of OL succeed. According to the timetable set in June, the exclusive negotiations between Lyon and the 56-year-old investor are due to end on September 30.

These concern the sale of 66.56% of the shares, including those of President Jean-Michel Aulas (73), current reference shareholder (27.56%) who would remain at the head of OL Groupe for three years. , but also those of Pathé (19.26%) and the Chinese investment fund IDG Capital (19.74%), for an estimated amount of around 600 million euros. John Textor should be present at Parc OL on Sunday (8:45 p.m.) for the (…) Read more at 20minutes

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