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Manchester City's owner wants to buy Muangthong United

Manchester City's owner wants to buy Muangthong United

Billionaire Sheikh Mansour, owner of Manchester City football club, expressed his desire to buy Muangthong United club where goalkeeper Dang Van Lam (Vietnamese nationality) is playing.

Muangthong United suddenly became the target of billionaire Sheikh Mansour and City Football Group (CFG). This Thai club is the place where Vietnam national team player Dang Van Lam is playing.

Information of SMM Sport, CFG is planning to invest in Thailand football. The national championship is said to be a major commercial attraction and will be a "lucrative" deal for investors. CFG's plan and Sheikh Mansour (Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan) acquired Muangthong United's ownership.

Muangthong United fans were quite excited when the Thai club stood before the opportunity to thrive thanks to the financial power of Arab billionaires. However, SMM Sport also reported that Sheikh Mansour will not easily get Muangthong United.

Siam Cement Group (SCG) - a sponsor and a shareholder in this club does not intend to negotiate a transfer of ownership. The Thai club has not yet rejected this offer.

Muangthong United director Ronnarit Suewaja replied that Bangkok Post: "It is normal for a world-class club like Manchester City to explore the Thai market. Not Muangthong United, it is also other clubs. We need time to find the answer".

City Football Group of Sheikh Mansour is holding 7 football clubs in the world including Manchester City, New York FC, Melbourne Football Club, Yokohama F. Marinos, Atletico Torque Club, Girona FC and Sichuan Jiuniu.