Zinedine Zidane, Alain Giresse, Bixente Lizarazu, Jean Tigana, Christophe Dugarry.They are passed Gironde of Bordeaux, A club on the verge of disappearing due to financial problems.
Founded in 1881, The club is in Six leagues, four French Cups and three League Cups, 1996 UEFA Cup finalistsIn the face of recent shocks, the past has faded: an investor with no promises withdrew from a TV channel that broadcasts French football, and a pandemic.
After the owner, the U.S. investment fund King Street Announcing that it will not provide financial support to the club, the entity is in the hands of the judicial auditor, and the auditor Shuffle your future.
The options range from immediate bankruptcy to liquidation of the club at the end of the season, to the arrival of new investors to assume the debt. Worth 80 million euros, And then start a new business project.
“It doesn’t make me indifferent. It’s really not easy. I hope I won’t be relegated, but because there is no plan, the situation will be very complicated. This club has made a lot of contributions for me. Together, I hope they can solve all the problems. I support everything in my mind for this club,” he commented. Zidane at the press conference.
Between the two, there is always the threat of deficits, but the hypotheses are diverse, although if investors who have the ability to make promises do not come, these hypotheses can save you from bankruptcy.
If the judicial controller filed for bankruptcy protection before the end of the season, The club will be eliminated, the league seats will be modified, and the game against Gironde will not be counted, Which will lose the category.
Relegation may also occur after the end of the season, in which case the classification will not change.
In any case, the future is bleak for an entity that sees how crises are brought to the edge of the abyss one after another.
King Street bought the prestigious club for 100 million euros in 2018 And waiting to take advantage of the good wind brought by French football, French football has just signed the most generous contract for the sale of broadcasting rights.
Spanish group Mediapro Pledge to pay more than 800 million dollars for the most important part of French football this season, which adds to others For the first time in its history, it valued it at more than $1 billion.