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Everton FC Takeover Plotted by George Soros’s Nephew

  • LAMF has held early talks with UK football club about deal
  • US buyers have been piling into football’s richest league
Southampton FC faces Everton FC during a Premier League match in Southampton, England on Oct. 1. 

Southampton FC faces Everton FC during a Premier League match in Southampton, England on Oct. 1. 

Photographer: Warren Little/Getty Images

Everton FC is drawing takeover interest from a US special purpose acquisition company co-led by George Soros’s nephew, according to people familiar with the matter. 

LAMF Global Ventures Corp. I has held preliminary talks with the English Premier League football club about a deal, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private.