Faraj bin Lallhoussain, Media 365: Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 at 9:28 pm.
Will OGC Nice finally manage to reach the expected level for several seasons? Jim Ratcliffe, its wealthy American owner, depends on it and is willing to work twice as hard to get the Aiglons off the ground.
Jim Ratcliffe, owner of OGC Nice since 2019, has high ambitions in the sports field having played a leading role for several years. At the helm of the Ineos Grenadiers in cycling and gym, the UK’s greatest fortune had also positioned himself with a goal Chelsea bought last spring. Then, over the summer, the British businessman seemed interested in him The acquisition of another historic Premier League club, Manchester United. So, the moment Fenway Sports officially put Liverpool up for sale, the name Jim Ratcliffe appeared once again.
But this time, the owner of OGC Nice immediately dampened the rumors that gave him the desire to contain the club that plays at Anfield. “Our situation has evolved since this summer and we are now concentrating our efforts on Nice. Our ambition is growing and We want to make it one of the best French clubs that can compete with Paris Saint-Germain“A spokesman for Sir Jim Ratcliffe said without language.” The value of our investment is more than buying a Premier League club,” the spokesperson insisted.
The second interesting part of the season
A concrete sign of a change in strategy on the part of the man who blew out his 70th candle in October. Instead of getting distracted, he intends to focus more on his club on the Cote d’Azur whose current season, initially disappointing, may bring its share of surprises. In ninth place in Ligue 1, the Aiglons are still in contention in the Europa League conference after finishing The group stage in the lead to directly reach the eighth finals. Not forgetting that Ligue 1 clubs will start their journey in the Coupe de France from January.
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