Scheduled for the end of September, the formalization of the takeover of OL will finally take place three weeks later.
We will still have to wait for theOlympique Lyonnais goes under the American flag. The sale of the Rhone club to American billionaire John Textor, which was scheduled for September 30 at the latest, has been postponed to October 21.
“This additional time will be used to finalize the legal documentation and the final steps prior to the completion of the transaction”explains a press release from OL Groupe sent Friday evening to AFP.
This slight delay, which must be used to settle the details, does not call into question the sale of OL. “We must not let people think that things could not be done. The signed agreement is a firm agreement without condition precedent from the beginning. (…) Nothing raises questions »assured Jean-Michel Aulas in an interview with the Team on September 20th.