Manchester City’s owner linked with takeover of Thai club

10 July 2019

Muangthong United
Photo: Getty Images Muangthong United is one of the richest clubs in Thailand and won their first domestic title in 2009.

The City Football Group is apparently looking to buy its way into Thai football. 

A Thai sporting director hinted to local press that his club were CFG’s primary target.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

The City Football Group (CFG), owner of Manchester City, is reportedly looking to expand its ownership portfolio with a Thai addition. 

Ronnarit Suewaja, the sporting director of four-time league champions Muangthong, hinted to local press that his club were CFG’s target. 

"It is normal for a world-class club like Manchester City with an international presence to expand into the Thai market. Whether it will be Muangthong United or some other team, you will have to wait to find out," Suewaja told Bangkok Post according to Soccerex.com. 

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