John Textor introduced the OL Group Board of Directors

John Textor was elected on Monday afternoon by the OL group’s board of directors. The new American investor has confirmed the future prize for the majority participation in the Lyon club, in the purchase of the Pathé and IDG parts, and in addition for a match of that of Jean-Michel Aulas. L’Américain must immediately invest € 90 million in order to proceed with a capital increase. His personal fortune is estimated at nearly $ 3 billion.

Aulas will remain the club’s CEO for the next few years, for an unknown duration. An OL Groupe communiqué should go in the evening. All outstanding questions should then be clarified on Tuesday afternoon at a press conference in Lyon, where John Textor will be officially introduced.

The text could give up taking stakes in FC Porto

L’Américain could confirm when he gives up taking part in FC Porto, a club that has had efforts in recent weeks. The text is the only one in progress for the reprises de l’OL at the end of the week and the withdrawal of Foster Gillett. The latter, a favorite of “JMA”, with whom he agreed, did not respect the deadlines imposed by Pathé in order to provide bank guarantees. His dossier took the lead in the wing on Thursday, during OL Groupe’s previous CA.


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