“There is probably a slightly wider play. They have the Red Sox but they also have a number of other media interests as well. LeBron James and others are now shareholders in the wider group, as well as the new minority shareholders who have come in, which frees up capital in lots of different directions,” he said.
“It is fair to say it doesn’t necessarily mean that they are going to be looking for other football clubs, it might well be that they are looking at other sports properties in the more general sense.
“That could be looking at other sporting entities from across the world from a sporting perspective, but also from an entertainment perspective.The links between football, sports, entertainment, streaming, premium content, music and film all overlap in so many different and diverse ways.”