Foreign ownership is not a new phenomenon in the Premier League. Of the 20 teams that will begin the 2023-24 campaign, 15 have majority owners from outside the UK, with the US accounting for eight of them.
How many Premier League teams are owned by Americans?
Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, and Chelsea are all under American ownership, with varied degrees of success. Others on the list from the 20-team division are Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Burnley, and Bournemouth.
How many Premier League teams are owned by Saudis?
The Saudi sovereign wealth fund which owns Premier League outfit Newcastle United has taken majority stakes in four of the Middle Eastern country's biggest soccer clubs, including Cristiano Ronaldo's team Al Nassr.
Which Premier League club is owned by an Egyptian?
Nassef Sawiris is an Egyptian billionaire businessman. He replaced Tony Xia as chairman of Aston Villa, following the purchase of a controlling stake in the club by NSWE, a company he jointly owns with Wes Edens.
Do any Americans own a Premier League team?
But given half the 20 Premier League clubs (and seven of the 24 Championship clubs) are part- or fully-owned by Americans or US companies, and given the prevalence of private equity companies whose sole interest is short-term profit, it's perhaps not surprising that it was Americans who drew Neville's ire, particularly
What football team do the Khans own?
The Jacksonville Jaguars (AP) — Shad Khan's venture with the Jacksonville Jaguars could have started years before it actually did. The billionaire businessman was twice contacted about becoming a limited partner with the Jaguars long before he agreed to purchase the team for $770 million in November 2011.