FC Andorra have confirmed they’re in discussions with potential buyers to promote their membership, amid rising hypothesis that Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is in line to purchase the Spanish fifth division aspect.
Cadena Cope reviews that Pique — president and founding father of Kosmos Holding, a sports activities and media funding group — is ready to purchase the membership, which is located in the Principality of Andorra.
FC Andorra, which is reportedly available on the market for €200,000, didn’t affirm or deny Pique’s interest however an announcement from the membership confirmed “negotiations with a lot of events.”
The assertion reads: “FC Andorra has had negotiations with a number of investor teams in view of attaining its sporting goals and of enhancing the monetary scenario of the membership. Up to now, not one of the negotiations that we began have concluded.
“Any settlement which may be reached will want to be permitted by the membership’s common meeting.”
A consultant of Pique wouldn’t present remark when contacted by ESPN.
Diari d’Andorra claimed on Wednesday that negotiations between Pique and FC Andorra are very superior and deal may very well be officialised later this week. Furthermore, it said that the brand new proprietor’s precedence is to assist the membership achieve promotion and play at some point in the skilled leagues.
Andorra at the moment performs in the Catalan first division and loved their largest second in the 1993-94 marketing campaign once they lifted the Copa Catalunya Cup after beating Espanyol in the ultimate having beforehand eradicated Barcelona.
Pique, who retired from Spain’s nationwide staff after the World Cup in Russia, revealed final month his want to at some point personal a soccer membership. Kosmos just lately struck a partnership with the Worldwide Tennis Federation for a 25-year, $three billion partnership to remodel the Davis Cup and generate substantial revenues for international tennis growth.
Pique, 31, is ranked at No. 6 among the many world’s centre-backs in the 2018 version of the ESPN FC 100.