23 April 2019 - 7:35 AM


Professor Simon Chadwick of Salford University, says the Chinese government has an expressed interest in the West Midlands region’s infrastructure. One of the companies interested in winning contracts at the big HS2 railway project is Fosun, who owns Wolverhampton Wanderers. On the picture is Chairman at the club Jeff Shi (front row right).

Football being used to further Chinese interest in UK infrastructure

  • Wolves-owner Fosun reportedly interested in HS2 contracts. UK professor sees it as obvious that Chinese owners are in football because they want something more.
  • “Whenever one hears a story about Chinese investment in football, it is always important to ask the question: what are their other motives?” expert says.

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