Elliott Management have denied reports that they have approached possible directors to take over at AC Milan.
Elliott Management have denied they approached any other directors to lead #ACMilan , insisting they have the "utmost respect" for Yonghong Li and current chiefs https://t.co/WWllVSOq70 pic.twitter.com/1R6KS8zuwi— footballitalia (@footballitalia) June 8, 2018
Reports had surfaced saying that the hedge fund had approached a number of figures to gauge their interest in running the club, clouding the future of both Yonghong Li and CEO Marco Fassone.
A statement from Elliott said:
With regards to certain reports that appeared today, the Elliott hedge fund deny that they contacted football managers for directorial roles within Milan.
Elliott have the utmost respect for the current management of the Rossoneri
So, does that mean that Elliot do not plan on taking over at Milan? Haha, they absolutely do.
On to the links.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
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World Football Links
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