AS Roma is finally in the hands of Dan and Ryan Friedkin, billionaires from the USA. I Giallorossi announce this via official channels on Thursday morning.
The deal covers about 591 million euros, Roma report on the club’s website. It is expected that the finishing can be done at the end of August. Negotiations between the club and the Friedkin brothers have been going on for ten months, but now it is actually a breakthrough. The Friedkin brothers, who became rich in the car trade, made several offers during this period to the current owner James Pallotta.
At first, Pallotta did not want to know about a sale, but due to the economic effect of the coronavirus, he is now willing to listen to the offer. “I am pleased to report that we have reached an agreement with the Friedkin Group,”
Official press release on ownership of #ASRoma
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– AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) 6 August 2020