Aug. 15 - Jacksonville Jaguars owner and new Fulham boss Shahid Khan helps explain why six of the 20 English Premier League clubs are now owned by Americans.
He's self is more American than apple pie and the bullets at the USA today's home way to act in 1993. Who'd of thought then that twenty years on six of the English premier league's twenty clubs would be run by Americans. But what's attracting these billionaires to Britain's the social game. -- -- to to tell us that the latest -- he can't. The owner of that Jacksonville Jackie was NFL franchise has bought Fulham. -- ranking London team for around 300 million dollars. Primarily. It's seen as a huge -- all. Times. I can get really good dentists around you know this hour took great media deals are great leadership. Under Richard. And most of -- you know very very passionate fans. It's. The Premier -- is the richest in the world club sharing annual TV revenues of around two point six billion dollars. The NYU professor of sports management -- fallen says it's not purely about making money. It's like owning real estate you don't necessarily make money by owning it. You wanna keep it Kaplan new control what you wanna do -- had an increase in value need to be able to borrow all that increase oral. -- result for -- border -- border war as well as cash it's also about exposure. Com has already announced the -- -- both played one game in London for the next fully does. Laura and rock Janet Morris London laws expanding their fan days. The same go to apply to all alone in her hands are obvious he would across the ocean in the US and you notice I mean soccer is on the rise it. So while English football is showing them the money what do these American and -- bring to the Premier League party. Well unlike some of their spendthrift rivals generating a sustainable financial return. Is second nature to that it does cease to salary caps and luxury tax levies. It's got to be sustainable. Long ball. Ambien in -- we estimate this lead in this are there more or lead. In the stadium are somehow -- it will generate the revenue. And get it work rehearsals. And his revolution sports managing director -- color explains. The US bosses aren't just good at saving money. Expected it making it too. The American -- news and that teams behind them really have an impact on the off the pitch activity in terms of scrubs on ships to show a -- I'm just expanding. And so perhaps into nationalizing. The opinion Premier League clubs. So is there a downside. Well there's one big one relegation. And unfamiliar concept in US sports. All that passion exposure considered dry up if you team drops out of the top division. As many of -- billion if this sounds like most. Excellent control with the offense is on his way -- What does he say that yeah. Isn't it yeah that's what it's hard.