AS Roma's president says latest bid from US investor "wasn't close to being acceptable"

16 June 2020

James Pallotta
Photo: PA Images "The last semi-concrete offer we received – some of the details of which seem to have been leaked by either their lawyers or bankers – just wasn't close to being acceptable," James Pallotta said in a statement on the club's website.

Majority shareholder and president of the club, James Pallotta, rejected a revised bid for the club of €575 million from American investor Daniel Friedkin in May.

Pallotta would be open to discussing with Friedkin's group again if they table an acceptable offer.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The majority shareholder and president of AS Roma, James Pallotta, has revealed his thoughts about the latest offer for the club from American billionaire Daniel Friedkin. And they aren't exactly forthcoming.

"The last semi-concrete offer we received – some of the details of which seem to have been leaked by either their lawyers or bankers – just wasn't close to being acceptable," Pallotta said in a statement on the club's website.

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