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Billionaire Louis-Dreyfus to Sell Marseille Soccer Team

  • Changes in soccer world prompt French club divestiture
  • `Price won't be my first concern,' Louis-Dreyfus says
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Billionaire Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, chairwoman and controlling shareholder of one of the world’s largest commodity traders, plans to sell French soccer club Olympique de Marseille, citing commercial and political changes in the sport.

“The price won’t be my first concern,” Louis-Dreyfus said Wednesday in a statement published on the club’s website. "On the contrary, the ability of the new shareholder to make the club a winning team at the highest level will be essential."