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Spanish Club Girona To Be Sold To Mediapro President Jaume Roures, Pere Guardiola

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 15

Spanish second division side Girona, which is "on the verge of securing promotion to La Liga for next season" but has a debt of €4.5M ($5M), "could change drastically in the coming days with the sale of the club" to Mediapro President Jaume Roures and Bayern Munich Manager Pep Guardiola's broth...

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