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What if ASSE still remained in the hands of Bernard Caïazzo and Roland Romeyer longer than expected? Since April and the declaration of intention of the two presidents to sell the club, a deadline seems to be set in everyone’s mind. Sell the club before December 31 to offer new owners the opportunity to invest during the winter transfer window in January. The objective being to help Claude Puel to make up for the departures for the CAN (at least five and not the least: Khazri, Bouanga, Sow, Neyou …), but above all to bring quality to the workforce to allow him to stay in Ligue 1.
A delayed sale?
This Monday, the last day to submit the offers to the audit firm managing the club’s sale, KPMG, several concrete offers were made, including the one brought by Olivier Markarian, close to Romeyer but far from Caïazzo, but especially the latest: the one leading directly to Jean-Michel Roussier (ex-OM, Nancy, Mediapro, Onzeo) with Mathieu Bodmer in the project. Problem again, the former manager is in conflict with Bernard Caïazzo, following litigation concerning the closure of the Onzeo chain.
Through all this stagnation, the everyday the team understands that the presidential duo could … decide nothing, again. The current sporting situation slowing the financial ambitions of the buyers, the two men, who do not intend to invest money on their side, the possibility of seeing ASSE remain in their hands after 2021 is no longer a utopia. The newspaper explains that one outcome would allow this: the flight of large salaries at the end of the contract this summer (17 players are getting there), as well as the creation of the LFP trading company, which would inject up to 1.5 billion dollars. ‘euros. What offer a financial boost, as was the case when Mediapro took over Ligue 1 and ASSE therefore dismissed Peak6 in 2018. We know the rest of the story, will it still to reproduce ?
Bernard Caïazzo, one of the presidents of ASSE, would still like to keep the Greens club. The Stéphanois leader would prefer to wait for new offers. Indeed, he would not be convinced by the current offers.