Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano was present at the ISL game between Jamshedpur and Mumbai and stated that the country’s sufficient footballing talent is missing good coaches. The City Football Group have now jumped on the bandwagon to expand their reach in India in terms of global investments.
Following the addition of La Liga side Girona to their stable, the emerging City Football Group are now expected to buy a club in China soon. They already have a bunch of elite clubs under their
Soriano, CEO of CFG, was given a tour of the JRD Tata Sports Complex Stadium by Jamshedpur FC manager Steve Coppell on Friday, who has previously managed Manchester City, and Sunil Bhaskaran, a vice president at Tata Steel and chairman of the Tata Football Academy.
“This is spectacular.
The former Economy Vice President of Barcelona was all praise for the stronghold that CFG has created all over the world in their aim to maximize commercial avenues and develop football. The plan is likely to involve more than one club per continent.
“We think India is a major opportunity for football because there
Apart from the above-mentioned takeovers, the CFG also
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