Who is Henry Mauriss and what is his net worth? American supports Tottenham but wants to buy Sheffield United

HENRY MAURISS has had a £115million bid for Sheffield United accepted by the Blades.

It comes a 12 months after he made a rival bid against the Saudi Arabia consortium to take over Newcastle.

Henry Mauriss is ready to take over at Sheffield United after shopping for the membership for £115millionRex

Saudi Arabian billionaire Mohammed Bin Salman seemed all set to buy the Premier League club for £300million from Mike Ashley, however it hit the rocks for round a 12 months.

Then American billionaire Mauriss then lodged a £350million bid for the Magpies because the deal stalled.

However in fact Amanda Staveley and Yasir Al-Rumayyan finally had their provide accepted and the takeover went by way of in October 2021.

Who’s Henry Mauriss?

A local of Burbank, California, Mauriss is at present the CEO of ClearTV.

He made his fortune within the bank card and finance trade, earlier than shifting into the media and reworking ClearTV right into a nationwide big.

The community now offers companies to airports and well being care services throughout the States.

Mauriss has additionally cast partnerships with broadcasting giants NBC and CBS, whereas sustaining a eager curiosity in sport.

American TV chief Henry Mauriss has reportedly provided £350m to purchase Newcastle

The Californian is an MLB fanatic and in addition a Tottenham fan, whereas he has been significantly impressed by fellow American’s John Henry and Tom Werner’s work at Liverpool.

A supply informed the Daily Mirror: “[Mauriss is] a charitable and honourable man – and is determined to change into Newcastle’s new proprietor. It’s a real bid.

“He’s a successful player in the media world in America and has a big interest in English football.”

Newcastle look set for a £300m takeover led by Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin SalmanPA:Press Affiliation

If he was to take over at Toon, Mauriss desires to emulate the Kop technique which has seen Liverpool flip into a worldwide model.

The supply continued: “He has studied the best way his fellow countrymen Werner and Henry have efficiently rejuvenated ­Liverpool and made them one of many world’s dominant forces.

“There may be the promise of ­vital funding not solely within the squad but in addition the membership’s academy. It’s a improbable marketing strategy.

“The investor has seen the best way Liverpool’s house owners have harnessed themselves with the local people and made it a workforce effort with everybody pulling in the identical ­course.

“Newcastle have a huge and loyal support. It’s a club with massive potential.”

What’s his internet value?

The audacious bid was apparently brokered by Chris Ronnie, a disgraced shut affiliate of present Toon proprietor Mike Ashley.

Ronnie was jailed for 4 years in 2014 after a £1m fraud whereas in cost at Sports activities Direct rivals JJB Sports activities.

He’s understood to have introduced the Mauriss bid to Ashley – with whom he has an extended relationship – in January and would don’t have any additional involvement if the bid was accepted.

Mauriss bought, transformed and resold over $7billion through portfolio trades with main banks all over the world throughout his time as Chief Govt of Credit score America Company.

His bid for the Toon apparently impressed those that have been celebration to the main points of the deal, so anticipate stadium and coaching floor upgrades at Sheffield United when the takeover does finally undergo.

And a daily place within the Premier League will really feel all of the extra practical to the Blades if he will get it proper.

HENRY MAURISS has had a £115million bid for Sheffield United accepted by the Blades. It comes a 12 months after he made a rival bid in opposition to the Saudi Arabia consortium to take over Newcastle. Saudi Arabian billionaire Mohammed Bin Salman seemed all set to purchase the Premier League membership for £300million from Mike Ashley, however itPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar