China buys AC Milan

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Online Anton

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Another one goes to the Chinese. According to my Italian friends, the Thai lead was one of several ploys entirely fabricated to keep the price up.

I hear in the news President Xi Jinping wants China to host and win the World Cup by 2049, the centennial of the People's Republic of China. These are old news from last year:

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Anton. That's a shame IMO - A.C.Milan - one of Europe's iconic teams.
Apparently 9 EPL teams are already owned abroad and 32 in total in the 4 top divisions.
Globalisation - no thanks.
Unless China wants Torquay United of course !
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Reading could be the next club with Chinese owners. The current Thai (minority) owner is looking to sell her 25% stake.

Reading's minority owner has admitted the club has become "too expensive for them to run" as a Chinese consortium moves closer to a potential takeover.

"We just couldn't afford it comfortably anymore," Lady Sasima Srivikorn, who heads the Championship club's Thai owners, told BBC Radio Berkshire.

Chinese brother and sister Dai Yongge and Dai Xiu Li are in talks to buy a 75% stake in the Royals.

There's an interesting video interview with Lady Sasima Srivikorn on this link. BBC: Reading takeover
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