Last spring, representatives of the City Football Group negotiated the acquisition of the shares of club of the Russian Premier League “Sochi”.
According to the source, potential investors spoke directly with the owner of “Sochi” by Boris Rotenberg. In addition, the meeting was attended by representatives of “Gazprom”, which is a partner of many businesses Rothenberg.
It is noted that Sochi is not the only club from Russia, who had been contacted by representatives of City Football Group. However, due to the pandemic coronavirus understand at that time the fate of the dispute between the “Manchester city”, which is the football flagship of the group, and UEFA’s decision on cooperation with “Sochi” investors postponed.
Recall before it became known that the court of arbitration for Sport has supported Manchester city in a dispute with UEFA. Due to this, the bulls will play in the next Champions League.
The owner of the company City Football Group is an Arab Sheikh Mansour. The Corporation consists of nine football clubs from different parts of the world – “Manchester city”, the Australian “Melbourne city” Uruguay “Montevideo city”, American “new York city”, Indian “Mumbai city”, the Spanish “Girona”, the Japanese “Yokohama”, the Chinese “Sichuan to Jun” and Belgian “Sint-Niklaas”.