Takeover talk continues to swirl at Tottenham Hotspur with the north London club an attractive proposition for investors, especially after a strong start to the season under new manager Ange Postecoglou. Chairman Daniel Levy has now gone as far as admitting this himself.
Spurs have been the subject of speculation since the turn of the year, when reports emerged of a meeting between Levy and the president of Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Al-Khelaifi is the chairman of PSG's owners, Qatar Sports Investments, which has made waves at the Parc de Princes with its 'Galactico' transfer policy having brought in Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in recent years.
MSP Sports Capital, a group chaired by the American-Iranian billionaire Jahm Najafi, has also been linked with a move for Spurs while there has even been talk of the legendary rapper Jay-Z making a bid for the club. It has also been claimed that the Qatari businessman Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, who wants to buy Manchester United, could turn his attention to Tottenham if he is unsuccessful in his seemingly never-ending quest to take over at Old Trafford.
Levy, who is now the most public facing member of the ownership group, has just under 30 per cent of ENIC's 86.58 per cent controlling share in the club alongside his family. Now, with Levy being extremely open about the club's future, here's the latest on an investment or potential sale of the club with previous links to owners of Formula One, Liberty Media.
Tottenham have turned down offers in the past for the club, Levy has confirmed. «Over the years many people have made offers but there's never been offer that's been...» he started when asked by Bloomberg before being cut off. He was the quizzedRead on football.london