Roma president reiterates desire for capital injection

15 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images The president of AS Roma, James Pallotta, has reiterated his desire to complete an injection of capital into the club, after takeover talks with an American investor has stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The intended capital injection will bring the total amount of investment into the club to €132 million over the past four months.

Roma are also looking to reduce the wages of their players by 15 per cent.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The president of AS Roma, James Pallotta, has reiterated his desire to complete an injection of capital into the club, according to Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, after takeover talks with an American investor stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Roma, owned by a group of American investors, which include Pallota, since 2011, were at the end of last year reported to be on the verge of being sold for €780 million to American billionaire Dan Friedkin, the chief executive of the Friedkin Group, a privately held consortium of businesses and investments.

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