- Mohamed Bin Salman reportedly has a net worth which is ten times higher than that of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour
- Reports have it that Salman who recently acquired Premier League club Newcastle owns the most expensive house in the world
- Salman who is the Saudi Crown Prince reportedly purchased the massive property in France back in 2015 for £230million
Following the deal that saw a Saudi-backed consortium acquire Premier League club Newcastle United, reports emerge on how the Crown Prince acquired the most expensive house in the world for £230million, talkSPORT reports.
There had been a long-standing feud between the club owners and fans as regards lack of funding as well as the club ambition and fans urged Mike Ashley to sell the club.
The Saudi Arabia-backed consortium had a £300million bid rejected by the Premier League last summer despite that Ashley had approved the deal, but now they have taken over the club after a payment of £320bn.
It is believed that the Saudi Crown prince bin Salman has a net worth which is ten times higher than that of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour.
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It is famously called the Chateau Louis XIV as construction of the property began in 2008 and was completed in 2011 before the crown prince purchased it four years later.
It is a 52-acre property which is modeled after 17th-century castles in the same area.
It was gathered that in the same year, Salman paid $500 million for a yacht and a staggering $450 million for a painting from the famed Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci.
Manchester clubs battle for Osimhen’s signature
Meanwhile, two English Premier League clubs Manchester United and city rivals Manchester City are reportedly monitoring Victor Osimhen’s situation as they are both interested in the Nigerian international.
The Napoli of Italy forward was named the Serie A player for the month of September as he has been in impressive form so far this season.
Osimhen has found the back of the net seven times in eight matches for the Partenopei this season which has attracted several big clubs in Europe.
Marcus Rashford bags doctorate degree
Legit.ng earlier reported that Marcus Rashford has been awarded a doctorate degree by the University of Manchester for helping fight poverty and his sporting achievements.
The 23-year-old joins the likes of legends Alex Ferguson and Bobby Charlton, making him the youngest person to receive the honour.
The Manchester-born star gave free meals to hundreds of thousands of school children during the coronavirus pandemic.