Bournemouth: A US-based consortium has registered an interest in buying the Premier League club from Maxim Denim

US-based consortium registers firm interest in buying Bournemouth from Russian-born businessman Maxim Denim…and the deal will lead to half of the Premier League clubs having US owners

  • Russian-born owner Maxim Denim is seriously considering selling
  • It is unclear if the businessman is open to parting with Bournemouth
  • It has been reported that Demin has valued the club at over £150m
  • It is understood that he appointed Montminy & Co to identify potential buyers
  • It is believed that a Las Vegas-based businessman is facing the consortium

Bournemouth is on the cusp of becoming the latest Premier League club to have American owners with a US-based consortium interested in buying a full stake.

Sources familiar with a proposed deal say Russian-born owner Maxim Demin is seriously considering a sale, although it is unclear at this point whether the businessman is open to a split from the entire club.

It is understood that the owner, who holds British citizenship, has appointed US-based Montminy & Co to identify potential buyers or investors.

Bournemouth is on the cusp of becoming the latest Premier League club to have American owners

Sources say Russian-born owner Maxim Demin is seriously considering selling

Sources say Russian-born owner Maxim Demin is seriously considering selling

Sportsmail I learned that a consortium of individuals with a background in American sports – including ice hockey – have expressed a strong interest in Bournemouth.

A businessman, from Las Vegas, is believed to be at the forefront of the consortium. . was mentioned Sportsmail Demin values ​​the club at over £150m.

Talks are believed to be underway and there has been a growing feeling around the club in recent months that Russian owner Demin is ready to sell him.

If a deal is struck, half of the Premier League will have American owners.

Billionaire businessman Todd Boyle bought Chelsea FC earlier this year

Billionaire businessman Todd Boyle bought Chelsea FC earlier this year

The owners of the Arsenal Stock Exchange are among the Americans who hold a majority or a minority stake in clubs

The owners of the Arsenal Stock Exchange are among the Americans who hold a majority or a minority stake in clubs

Recently, Chelsea were bought from long-time owner Roman Abramovich by billionaire businessman Todd Boehle and investment firm Clearlake Capital in a £4.25 billion deal.

Arsenal, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester City also have Americans who own a majority or a minority of shares.

In 2020, Demin considered a way to buy the club by an Arab consortium that includes members of Abu Dhabi’s royal family.

At the time, the proposed deal fell apart due to the price as the group only wanted to pay £140m while Demin wanted much more.

But the US group is said to be more willing to pay the kind of money that could be considered enough to strike a property agreement, with Demin ready to sell.

Scott Parker's sacking overshadows Bournemouth's return to the First Division

Scott Parker’s sacking overshadows Bournemouth’s return to the First Division

The Cherries reclaimed their place in the Premier League at the end of last season, and secured an automatic promotion from the Championship under Scott Parker – and in doing so increased the club’s market value.

However, Bournemouth’s return to the First Division has been overshadowed by Parker’s sacking just four games into the new season.

Demin and other top Bournemouth executives are fed up with Parker’s public digs into the club’s transfer policy over the summer. Parker’s class was not related to the results.

Gary O’Neill has been appointed interim head coach and has led the club to four out of six potential points since Parker’s departure.

Gary O'Neill has been appointed interim coach and club president and has led the club to four points out of six potential points.

Gary O’Neill has been appointed interim coach and club president and has led the club to four points out of six potential points.

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