Shanghai’s The9 CEO In Talks to Buy Liverpool, Independent Says

Zhu Jun, the multi-millionaire founder of a Shanghai-based online gaming company The9 Ltd., has held provisional talks on buying the Liverpool football club, the Independent reported, citing unidentified people.

Zhu, the 44-year-old chief executive officer of the Nasdaq-listed company, has had two “exploratory meetings” in Hong Kong and Shanghai in the past week about buying Liverpool, the newspaper said.

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