FA in talks with Shahid Khan over sale of Wembley Stadium


The Football Association has announced it has received an offer from Fulham owner, Shahid Khan, to buy Wembley Stadium.

According to the FA, Khan has offered about 500million pounds for the national stadium, and under the deal, the FA would retain the rights to Club Wembley, which is the stadium’s debenture and hospitality business, worth about 300million pounds.

The deal is said to be in its early stages, and should it go through, FA Cup semi-final and final matches would still be played at the ground, while the FA want the ‘Wembley’ to remain part of the stadium’s name after any potential sale.

Fulham haven’t played at Wembley in 43 years, but they might get a chance this season, as they are in a Championship play-off spot.

Khan is also the owner of NFL club Jacksonville Jaguars, who would also use the stadium should the sale go through.

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