This comes amid legal challenges facing Tottenham’s current billionaire owner, Joe Lewis.
This revelation comes amidst the legal woes of Tottenham’s current billionaire owner, Joe Lewis, who has been indicted in New York on 16 counts of securities fraud and three counts of conspiracy.
If Lewis is found guilty, he could potentially be forced to relinquish control of the North London club.
This surprising twist in Carter’s footballing interests has raised eyebrows, given that he had previously shown interest in investing in the Gunners 13 years prior.
However, as a savvy businessman with numerous investments and interests across various sectors, Jay-Z has made it clear that he would not shy away from a promising business opportunity.
The American rapper and business tycoon, estimated to have a net worth of around £1.95 billion, along with his wife, pop-sensation Beyoncé, who is worth an additional £420 million, would likely be able to afford the estimated £2 billion value of Tottenham Hotspur.
Jay-Z is apparently prepared to move swiftly if the opportunity to purchase the club arises, believing that such a move is achievable, particularly with the backing of other investors.
An associate of Jay-Z has stated that the artist is keen on the idea of following in the footsteps of other American owners of top English clubs such as Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, and, of course, Arsenal.
The global reach of a club like Tottenham Hotspur, coupled with the prospect of gaining controlling interest at the board level, is reportedly a tantalizing prospect for Jay-Z.
Tottenham Hotspur’s future hangs in the balance as Lewis grapples with the insider trading allegations. His conviction could potentially lead to a significant shake-up in the Premier League, with Jay-Z’s potential ownership marking a new chapter for Spurs.
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