Everton takeover: Supporters make fresh bid for 777 partners after talks with Farhad Moshiri

The Everton Fans’ Advisory Committee has asked Farhad Moshiri to allow other bidders to be given the opportunity to buy the club, with 777 partners to gain approval for their takeover.

FAB’s statement comes a day after the Everton FC Shareholders’ Association asked Moshiri to admit that the Miami-based private equity firm are not potential owners of the club. Everton announced as early as September 15 that majority shareholder Moshiri had signed an agreement to sell his entire 94.1% stake in the club to 777, with the deal expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2023.

However, after almost eight months, the purchase has still not been approved by the Premier League board and 777 have now been accused of running a complex “fraud pattern” worth hundreds of millions of pounds, casting further doubt on them. ability to complete the takeover. The ECHO confirmed that Moshiri held face-to-face talks with 777 in London this week to try to get some clarity on the status of the deal, and Sky Sports’ Alan Myers later reported that he understood there were serious doubts about on the 777 purchase within the club and discussions are focused on bringing a resolution this week and focusing on the way forward for the club.

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The FAB statement said: “In March 2024, the Fans Advisory Board wrote to Farhad Moshiri, 777 Partners and the Premier League, all of whom have a role to play in the proposed takeover of Everton Football Club. Each responded, but ultimately the responses were predictable, perfunctory and lacked rigor in terms of finding a satisfactory solution to a process that has dragged on since September 2023.

“This continued confusion and lack of transparency cannot continue. Each side must recognize the part they are playing in tarnishing the reputation of one of the most famous clubs in English football history and appreciate that all the rumors and speculation are causing an extremely high level of anxiety and concern for the club’s greatest assets: the fans their. “

They also make the following requests:

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