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Chinese Investors Ask For More Time In Purchase Of Serie A Side AC Milan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 16

Chinese investors "have asked for yet another extension as they want 15 more days" before buying Serie A side AC Milan, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. The news "will hardly come as a shock to the Rossoneri fans, who have seen the operation continuously said to be at the final stages, only for it to b...

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