City Football Group, the group that owns English Premier League side Manchester City is set to add French Ligue 2 side, Troyes, to their portfolio.
The Daily Mail reports that talks have been ongoing for some time between the group and Troyes and the announcement is expected to be confirmed in the coming week. The group is said to have turned to Troyes after an approach to French side Nancy hits a snag.
Troyes finished fourth in last season's Ligue 2 and will be one of the many clubs across the globe that will be part of the group; the clubs majorly used to allow City's youth players the opportunity to develop by playing first-team football.
The company's flagship club is Manchester City but it owns stakes in clubs in the United States, Australia, India, Japan, Spain, Uruguay, China and Belgium.
Clubs owned by the group include Manchester City, New York City, Melbourne City, Yokahama Marinos, Montevideo City, Girona, Sichuan Jiuniu, Mumbai City and Lommel SK.
The City Football Group have upped their quest to take a stake in a French club, and have been in conversation with Ligue 2 side Troyes AC - valued at €7-10 million. President Daniel Masoni has been approached and is open to a sale.— Man City Xtra (@City_Xtra) July 15, 2020
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