Saudi Arabia’s unashamed plans to turn the kingdom into a massive sporting hub has a new target, with football giants Manchester United and Liverpool in their sights.
Saudi Arabia’s sports minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal revealed interest in the potential club ownership on Sky Sports – with the country already owning Newcastle and funding rebel golf league LIV.
“I hope so, if there are investors and the numbers add up, and it makes a good business,” he said. ”Then the private sector could come in, or companies could come in, from the kingdom.
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“We will benefit, sports in Saudi will benefit from these collaborations of this ownership because we do exchange programs already…