Chinese businessman to buy English football club Aston Villa

Aston Villa Stadium

A Chinese businessman has agreed to buy historic English football club Aston Villa, the latest in a series of investments from China into football worldwide as President Xi Jinping looks to make the country a global powerhouse in the sport. The deal, reportedly worth 60 million pounds ($88... » Read more

Vodafone Qatar in smart stadiums deal with Turkey

Vodafone Qatar in smart stadiums

Vodafone Qatar, a leading telecom services operator in the country, has signed an agreement with Turkish football club Besiktas to develop smart stadiums for the mega FIFA 2022 World Cup™ matches, according to media reports. The memorandum of understanding (MoU), which was signed with... » Read more

China to invest heavily in European Football market: KPMG report

China European Football market

European Football sector can expect continued interest from cash-rich Chinese investors, according to a new report from KPMG’s Football Benchmark. Chinese clubs spent heavily in the last transfer window, raising eyebrows as they took some big name players back to the Chinese Super League. As KPMG... » Read more

Chinese consortium to buy AC Milan, build new stadium for the club?

AC Milan Chinese buyers

A consortium of Chinese investors has laid their eyes on Italian Football Club AC Milan, according to media reports. In the eventuality of the planned takeover, the Chinese group also intends to build a new stadium. Media has already reported about the clubs plans to be listed on the stock exchange... » Read more

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