city The football group has made an official offer to buy a 90 percent stake in Esporte Clube Bahia, a second-tier football club from Brazil. The amount offered is $190 million, or £175 million.
Another club in the City Football Group?
The City Football Group was established in 2013. Since then, CFG includes, among others Melbourne City, Yokohama F Marinos, Girona, Troyes, Mumbai City and Lummel SK.
Palermo is a great historical club with a strong and proud identity. We will work with Dario Meri to further his wonderful work and continue to improve over the next few years,” said Ferran Soriano, CEO of CFG.
CFG’s policy of acquiring large stakes in clubs around the world is controversial. Team network availability Manchester Several clubs from which the English champions can attract talent that they can then sell. But critics see it as a form of “doping” in football that gives Manchester City an advantage over its rivals.
some fans The clubs acquired by CFG, including Belgium’s Palermo and Lommel SK, were reluctant to invest for fear of losing the club’s identity. With Brazilian clubs such as Botafogo and Cruzeiro already benefiting from outside investment, the Bahia authorities may be tempted to follow in their footsteps.
Bahia is third in the table after 32 matches in the Brazilian League. He is nineteen points behind leader Cruzeiro.
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