The owners of some Premier League clubs have reportedly voiced their concerns over 777 Partners' proposed takeover of Everton.
According to a report, the worries from chiefs within the top-flight comes ahead of the first summit meeting of clubs scheduled for Thursday (September 21). It has been said that there are questions over the source of the funding from the Miami-based investment firm over their £500m investment deal into the Blues.
Last Friday, it was announced that Everton owner Farhad Moshiri had reached an agreement with the prospective American owners over the acquisition of the club. The move would bring an end to the British-Iranian's spell at the Goodison Park helm, after taking control in 2016.
The deal would see Moshiri part with his 94.1% Everton shareholding and add to 777's growing portfolio of professional football clubs which spans from Germany, with Hertha Berlin, Belgium's Standard Liege as well as Serie A outfit Genoa.
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In a report by the Daily Mail, it has been claimed that concerns from Premier League owners is on the source of funding for the proposed multi-million deal to acquire Everton. Additionally, the reputation of the Premier League is also a concern with investment firm said to be battling several court cases in the United States.
Although, the outlet adds that the league will not provide guidance to clubs on Thursday with the governing body yet to receive details of the deal involving the Blues takeover.
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