The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands)

FA re­ceives of­fer to buy Wem­b­ley


The Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion has an­nounced it has re­ceived an of­fer to buy Wem­b­ley.

Ful­ham owner Shahid Khan, who also owns the Jack­sonville Jaguars NFL fran­chise, has put in a bid worth a re­ported £500 mil­lion to buy the na­tional sta­dium.

The FA said in a state­ment: “We can con­firm that the FA has re­ceived an of­fer to buy Wem­b­ley.”

Khan, whose Jaguars have played matches at Wem­b­ley in each of the past five sea­sons, re­leased his own state­ment which read: “The stronger the Jaguars are in Lon­don, the more sta­ble and promis­ing the Jaguars’ fu­ture will be in Jack­sonville.”

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