Since Friday, Mourad Boudjellal has announced that he is carrying out a project to buy OM with Saudi investors. And for good reason, several countries in the Middle East want to compete with PSG.
Friday, Mourad Boudjellal confirmed to be the bearer of a major project for the purchase ofOM ” with funds from the Middle East ” Some of these investment funds come in particular from Saudi Arabia. And the presence of several investors from the Gulf is not surprising since many countries are rivals of Qatar in this region and intend to compete QSI on his land. And what better than to buy itOM, the biggest rival of the PSG, to achieve this ? In any case, this is the analysis of Pascal Boniface, director of the Institute for International and Strategic Relations.
“The Saudis would come to compete with Qatar and reinvent the Clasico PSG-OM”
” We remain at the stage of hypotheses of course, but the fact that Saudi funds come to buy OM is very credible, in particular because the club is a very well-known brand. And so, the Saudis would come directly to compete with Qatar and reinvent the Clasico PSG-OM, by giving Marseille the means to play for equal money with PSG. This buyout hypothesis would be part of what the Saudis have been doing for two or three years, by investing massively in sport by hosting major events at home, such as the Dakar or the Italian Super Cup. “, He confides to France TV.