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The sale of ASSE has stalled for various reasons. While he hoped to part ways with the club before the start of 2022, Roland Romeyer will likely have to wait until the end of next season to step down from him.
A fun birthday was celebrated on April 13. A year ago, Bernardo Caiazzo et Roland Romeyer They formalized their willingness to surrender. In an open letter published in Progressthe two Saint-Etienne officers officially put theasswhich they have owned since 2004. Motivated by the idea of separating from this historic club in the French championship, the two strong men of theass ordered the cabinet KPMG to select the best projects and study each application. In recent months, several investors have come forward. 777 Memberswhich has since taken control of the Red Star, the russian billionaire Sergei Lomakin, or local contractor Olivier Markarian took information. But all of them made the decision not to go further. It must be said that the tensions that exist between Bernardo Caiazzo et Roland Romeyer don’t help the situation. Negotiations are complicated, in particular because of the lack of caiazzobased on Dubai and that no longer has my feet Saint Etienne since two years ago.
Caïazzo would complicate the sale of ASSE
As indicated In green and against all this Friday, Roland Romeyer still wants to partass and resign as Chairman of the Board. But in this case, Bernardo Caiazzo would be demanding and versatile ». « I spoke with Roland Romeyer. He can’t take it anymore. It is unbearable. He is tied hand and foot. The one with the most shares is Bernard Caïazzo. So who is in charge? The captain of the submarine. But he is a fan” had let go Jean-Michel Larque in the microphone of RMC. The sporting situationass is also an important factor. Entrepreneurs are obviously reluctant to invest in a club, which is not certain to remain in Ligue 1 next season. As confirmed by the portal, the sale of theass now it’s stopped. Which doesn’t mean it’s outdated.
ASSE sale postponed until next year?
According to information from Progress Y L’Equipe, selling theass it is currently not a priority for officials, for various reasons. Priority is given to the end of the season. Furthermore, the agreement between the LFP et CVC allows the Saint-Etienne club to raise just over €30M at the end of the season. A sum that will allow officials to contribute money to the fund and give themselves a breath of fresh air financially. the sale of theass could return to the center of the news at the end of next season, that is, in June 2023. In recent days, the media have mentioned the possible arrival of a minority shareholder. But how do you explain In green and against all« the perspective of a third party shareholder is not relevant anyway Saint-Etienne managers have started preparing for next season without knowing who will steer the ship, but also who will make up the team, given that many executives see their contracts expire at the end of the season.