19 September 2018

Wanda’s Wang said to be eyeing top football clubs, Sina says

Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp, maybe the mysterious investor who was in talks to buy into Italian football team AS Roma, news portal reported late Thursday, citing Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. Representatives from the team’s controlling shareholder Neep Roma Holding were confirmed to have held a secret meeting with a Chinese businessman in New York recently, the report said. Meanwhile, Ivan Gazidism, the chief executive of English Premier League club Arsenal Football Club, visited Wanda’s headquarters in Dalian and met with Wang on Wednesday, the Chinese firm said in a statement posted on its website, without disclosing further details.

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