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Westbrook invests in Leeds, part of the 49ers group – UnlistedNews

NBA star Russell Westbrook has become the latest high-profile sports figure to invest in the 49ers group that is in the process of taking over Leeds United.

The 49ers Enterprises group, the investment arm of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, has been a shareholder in Leeds since its initial investment in May 2018.

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Earlier this week, American golfers Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas confirmed they had bought shares in the group, and now LA Clippers star Westbrook has joined them.

“I was fortunate to have discussions with some of the partners in this deal who already own the property, the 49ers,” Westbrook said in a statement. Sports and entertainment summit organized by Sportico.

“So I was lucky enough to talk about it with friends, talk to my business partner as well about different things and have conversations, figuring out if this was the right deal and how we could do it differently.”

Earlier this month, ESPN reported that free agent guard Westbrook had agreed to a new two-year, $7.8 million contract to stay with the LA Clippers.

Last month, Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani reached an agreement to sell his stake in the club to 49ers Enterprises.

The Yorkshire club were relegated to the second tier Championship at the end of the 2022-23 season.


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