Tottenham Hotspur Qatari takeover update: Journalist confirms talks… but says Sheikh Jassim isn't considering move

Tottenham Hotspur Qatari takeover: General view inside the stadium as fireworks are seen during the Opening Ceremony of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium prior to the the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on April 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.
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An update on the Tottenham Hotspur Qatari takeover has been issued by one journalist, who has confirmed discussions – but said that a move from Sheikh Jassim is not imminent.

Sheikh Jassim's Nine Two Foundation were interested in buying the entirety of Manchester United but pulled out of the running earlier this week. Instead, INEOS billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe looks set to purchase a £1.3 billion stake in the Red Devils for around 25 per cent control.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.