Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour ‘splashes £42MILLION on 20,000 acre luxury Spanish estate’
… well, I wonder what Chelsea’s Roman Abramovich has to say about this
Manchester Metropolis proprietor Sheikh Mansour has reportedly spent greater than £42million on a 20,000 acre property in south west Spain.
The billionaire oil tycoon is claimed to have snapped up the sprawling property referred to as Los Quintos de San Martin close to the small village of Valencia de las Torres.
Former Spanish King Juan Carlos I and rich Spanish banker Emilio Botin, who died in September 2014, have each hunted on the property.
Sheikh Mansour, 45, who has a private future put at £20billion, is claimed to have already began renovation work on the primary property residence.
Native paper Diario Hoy stated he’s additionally planning to extend the variety of sheep on the farm from 12,000 to 20,000 and can search permission to construct a small heliport.
The previous Spanish house owners, a household stated to be the fifth richest in Andalucia, as soon as employed 70 property staff however removed greater than half during the last couple of years.
Village mayor Valentin Perez stated: “It’s hypothesis however the hearsay is that the sheikh has paid €55million (£42million) for the property however I don’t assume the determine will ever be recognized.”
Mansour, who has two wives and 5 youngsters and is the fifth of 19 sons of the founding father of the United Arab Emirates, purchased Manchester Metropolis in 2008 for £210 million.
The membership, which lately declared a revenue for the primary time, is now the sixth richest on the planet.
Los Quintos de San Martin occupies a 3rd of the municipality it varieties a part of in Badajoz close to Spain’s border with Portugal. It has a inhabitants of simply 724 inhabitants.
“The arrival of a brand new proprietor on the property is a lift for the village in addition to the world,” mayor Mr Perez stated.
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