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17 August 2020

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Photo: PA Images Genoa's president, Enrico Preziosi, recently said he had no meetings scheduled regarding a potential sale and that he would only sell to those able to provide the same guarantees for the club as he has done in the past years.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Genoa subject to potential bidding war

A consortium led by Gestio Capital has made a €30 million offer for a stake in Genoa, according to Italian publication Calcio Finanza, but it is not the only party interested in the Italian club.

Accordingly, Moroccan entrepreneur Rahhal Boulgoute is also considering a bid, but his lawyer explained they were waiting for Genoa to publish their financial report for last season before moving ahead with an offer. 

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