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Everton fans are anticipating the arrival of new wealthy ownership, but this time the news isn't about the English Premier League club.
Investment firm 777 Partners has already reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in English club Everton, intending to take over 94% of the shares from current owner Farhad Moshiri.
Despite significant investments, Moshiri has struggled to achieve the desired results in the English Premier League and has been looking for a potential buyer to successfully continue the club's story from Liverpool.
However, today, 777 Partners is in the spotlight for different reasons. They also own Vasco da Gama, a cult club from Brazil that has been going through a challenging period in recent years.
The mentioned club is currently behind in payments for reinforcements they brought in from French club Lille, Uruguayan Nacional, and Argentine Atletico Tucuman. As a result, they have faced sanctions.
Vasco da Gama is currently prohibited from operating in the football market - which won't be an issue since the transfer window is currently closed in Brazil as well. The club has until the end of the current calendar year to settle its obligations and avoid further consequences.
However, this is not a good look for Everton fans, who dream of better times under the leadership of new ownership and have been sinking into mediocrity among the English elite for years.