Is AC Milan’s long-awaited sale about to be finalised?
Calciomercato reporter Daniele Longo is at Milan’s Malpensa airport, where Yonghong Li has landed this morning, at around 7.20 local time.
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The Rossoneri were supposed to pass into Li’s hands back in the Autumn, only for the investor to fail to gather the finances.
After making two initial payments of €100million each, the investor – who had encountered the Chinese government’s resistance against the exportation of capital – was assisted by the American Elliot Fund, which was happy to loan him the remaining €330m needed for the sale.
Right-hand man Han is already in Italy, having met with Marco Fassone and Alessandro Mirabelli yesterday. They are set to be the CEO and sporting director respectively of the new-look Milan.