Alibaba chief Jack Ma, reportedly the richest man in China, is getting ready a proposal to purchase Erick Thohir’s 31% stake in Inter.

Thohir’s share is reportedly valued at round €150m and Ma, together with enterprise companion David Yu, need to sanction the deal by means of Yunfeng Capital – a Hong Kong-based fund the 2 created. Thohir stepped down as Inter’s president in October, and it has lengthy been rumoured that the Indonesian is seeking to promote his stake within the membership.

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Football Italia, by way of Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, additionally report that Ma’s curiosity in Inter is probably going linked to his 20% possession of Chinese language retailer Suning. That is as a result of Suning owns 68.55% of the membership.

​Inter followers might be hoping {that a} doable change of possession results in larger funding into the membership as I Nerazzurri search to return to their former glory. While Inter are presently third in Serie A and on monitor to qualify for the Champions League, it is wanting like one other 12 months with none silverware.

Because the exceptional 2009/10 season below the administration of José Mourinho, when Inter received the Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia, the well-known Italian membership have did not win a single Serie A title.


Maybe an much more damning statistic for Inter is that the one trophy they’ve received since that treble-winning season got here in 2010/11 as they received the Coppa Italia. 


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