Middle East capital seeks to enter the K-League! Considering taking over a K-League team

Middle Eastern capital is seeking to enter the Korean soccer market.

An official familiar with the Middle East and global football market told ‘Sports Chosun’ on the 30th that ‘a Middle Eastern capital is considering investing in Korean football’.

Recently, the soccer boom is blowing strongly in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia is investing heavily in capital to develop its league into a global top league. Many star players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, and N’Golo Kante, headed to Saudi Arabia. Investment in football is increasing not only in Saudi Arabia but also in Qatar and the UAE.

In the midst of this, Korea is emerging as an investment destination in East Asia. This capital, which is aiming to advance into Korea, already has clubs and academies in Europe, such as Italy and Spain, and the American continent, such as the United States. They were seeking to enter the East Asian market. Initially, we considered entering the Chinese market. However, he changed his mind when the Chinese soccer bubble burst and restrictions on foreign capital activities arose. He recently moved to Korea.

Representative players such as Son Heung-min, Kim Min-jae, and Lee Kang-in made great strides on the European stage, which had a great influence on their minds. In addition, the passion for soccer in Korea, which was confirmed through the visits of famous clubs last year and this year, is another reason for the change of heart.메이저놀이터

This Middle Eastern capital is intended to help recruit and nurture players and advance overseas through investment in Korea. It has already dispatched its leadership and officials to Korea. He is also interested in advancing to the K-League. It is known that he started collecting information about the K-League. In addition to investing in K-League clubs, they are considering taking over if the conditions are right.

Like the UAE capital that acquired Man City, the Qatari capital that bought Paris Saint-Germain, and the Saudi capital that is opening a new era with Newcastle, attention is focusing on whether a team with Middle Eastern capital will appear in the K-League.