Sheikh Khaled Zayed Bin Saquer Zayed Al Nayhan has made a €50 million offer for Salernitana.
As reported by Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore (via Calcio e Finanza) earlier today, his company, Bin Zayed Group LLC, has submitted a €50 million proposal for the newly promoted Salernitana, who are currently owned by Lazio president Claudio Lotito and his brother-in-law Marco Mezzaroma.
The offer, made with the economic support of Blue Skye Investment Group, was presented to Omnia Service and Morgenstern (the two companies that each control 50% of the Campania-based club) and has been forwarded to the Italian football federation.
Blue Skye is a shareholder fund led by Salvatore Cerchione and Gianluca D’Avanzo, which holds 4.27% of Project Redblack, the Luxembourg company that owns AC Milan. Cerchione is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Rossoneri.
The shareholder fund would be able to guarantee a €20 million loan as part of the €50 million proposal
Lotito is still working on resolving the situation, with the idea of creating a trust still viable as well. The Biancocelesti president is not allowed to own two professional clubs in the same division, so must find a solution before the end of this month.
There are some fears that Salernitana will not be able to register for next season’s Serie A campaign due to this ownership issue, although solving this is currently Lotito’s only priority.