Farhad Moshiri is in talks over Everton’s deal with US businessman Maciek Kaminski, through which the US businessman would provide funding for the new stadium and take a stake in the club.
US real estate magnate Maciek Kaminski was part of the consortium led by the former Manchester United and Peter Kenyon Chelsea chief executive that held discussions with Moshiri in June.
The structure of the deal is complex, and market conditions have complicated, but there is a high chance an agreement would be struck, and the price of Everton is under discussion.
The talks of Moshiri Kaminski over the Everton deal raise the prospect of 12 Premier League clubs having minority or majority US shareholders. A group led by Bill Foley, the owner of Vegas Golden Knights, is trying to buy Bournemouth.
There is US investment on some scale at Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Fulham, Leeds, and Liverpool.
In July, when Moshiri issued a statement in which it claimed there was no for sale sign currently hanging outside Everton football club. Moshiri admitted he was open to potential investment opportunities that would help finance the club’s new stadium at Bramley Moore.
The work on Liverpool’s waterfront stadium is underway, and Everton’s owner funded more than £100m in the initial development. However, the club has fixed a price with constructors, which is believed to be around £550m. The club already got £100m funding for development, but has yet to reveal how the rest will be paid for.
Moshiri has invested heavily in Everton to become the major shareholder in 2016, and he has increased his shareholding to 94%, but despite spending £600m on new players, the owner has presided over a chaotic.