LTLF Topic: owners
Nottingham Forest owner and chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi has announced that his long search for a party willing to take control of the club has ended.
The Kuwaiti is believed to have been actively seeking a buyer for the past year and has been in talks with consortiums from Asia, Greece and the USA.
However, having scoured the globe for someone willing to take over the club in its current state, Mr Al-Hasawi has finally found the perfect candidate: himself.
New manager Philippe Montanier has exclusively revealed his reason for saying ‘oui’ to Fawaz Al-Hasawi and Nottingham Forest.
The Frenchman told LTLF: ‘It comes down to Great Britain’s vote to leave the EU. Basically I’m desperate to get into English football. I was going to wait until a decent job offer came along, but with Boris Johnson about to haul the drawbridge up, I thought, “Meh, this will have to do.” [...]