Qatar in advanced talks of buying stakes in Leeds United
4 June 2019
PSG’s owner, who fronts most of Qatar’s investment in sports, met with Leeds owner, Andrea Radrizzani, on Monday. The two have a friendship going back many years.
If Qatar succeeds with buying a stake in Leeds United, it will be their first entry into English football.
Qatar Sports Investments - the government’s sports and entertainment division - held advanced discussions to buy a stake in Leeds United on Monday in Doha, according to The New York Times.
The initial talks with Qatar involved a stake sale rumoured to be in the region of 15 per cent, though there could be a provision for a full buyout later on.