Another EPL club set for huge takeover?

English Premier League

Following Newcastle United and West Ham United's recent ownership changes, yet another Premier League club could soon be set for a big-money takeover. 

Wealthy Saudi Arabian investors the Public Investment Fund, along with partners PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports & Media, bought an 80% stake of the Magpies in October. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see some Premier League clubs that are fully or partly owned by American investors

Last month, Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky purchased a 27% stake in London outfit West Ham, in a deal worth between £180 million and £200 million (R3.7 billion and R4.2 billion), making him the club's second-largest stakeholder. 

Now, another English top-flight club is said to be in line for a lucrative ownership change, with American company 49ers Enterprises looking to take 100% control of Leeds United, per The Athletic.

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The organisation already owns a 44% portion of the club, but is now said to be keen on a full takeover, which would cost them about €470 million (R8.4 billion). 

It is understood that the US company, which also owns American football franchise the San Francisco 49ers, has until January 2024 to complete the deal.

Should the transaction be completed, this could see Leeds become one of the wealthiest clubs in the Premier League, with the York family, who own the 49ers franchise, worth $4 billion (R63.4 billion), according to the Daily Mail. 

Here are the current wealthiest club owners in the EPL, and what their net worths are

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