Mukesh Ambani, world’s 8th richest man, shows interest in Liverpool

An English newspaper reported the potential takeover of Liverpool FC by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani. 

Their club is apparently worth £4 billion. Furthermore, they have appointed Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to assist them in selling the team. 

Whispers of Mukesh Ambani showing interest in the club are growing. The Indian billionaire is worth £90 billion. He is ranked the eighth richest person in the world by Forbes. 

After purchasing the Mumbai Indians Ambani was labelled as “The world’s richest sports team owner.” It is further stated that football is a growing interest in India, however, cricket is still the dominant sport of the region.  

The statement done by the owners of Liverpool, FSG stated:  “There have been a number of recent changes of ownership and rumours of changes in ownership at EPL clubs and inevitably, we are asked regularly about Fenway Sports Group’s ownership in Liverpool. 

“FSG has frequently received expressions of interest from third parties seeking to become shareholders in Liverpool. FSG has said before that under the right terms and conditions, we would consider new shareholders if it was in the best interests of Liverpool as a club.”  

Fans viewpoint on Ambani’s possible takeover of Liverpool 

The news was brought over to Twitter and Ambani potentially buying the club over received mixed reviews among fans. 

There are fans stating that now Premier League clubs will be ranked based on their wealth instead of their actual abilities.