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Saturday June 13 2020
Spinelli: 'Allegri will help Livorno'

Max Allegri is considering his next career move, but Livorno President Aldo Spinelli confirms he has offered to ‘help’ save his hometown club.

Former Milan and Juventus boss Allegri has been heavily linked with the jobs at PSG and Manchester United after finishing his Sabbatical.

Along with that course of action, he could take on a different role with Serie B strugglers Livorno.

President Spinelli was in the process of selling the club before investor Majd Yousif saw his Dutch offices raided by police, ruining the takeover.

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Friday June 12 2020
Allegri reaches out to Livorno

Former Milan and Juventus coach Max Allegri has offered to help his hometown club Livorno back on their feet: “He loves his city.”

The six-time Scudetto winner has offered patron Aldo Spinelli a hand in saving Livorno from relegation to Serie C, with the Amaranto bottom of the second tier.

“I can say that I was moved when I spoke to the coach whom I consider to be the best in Europe,” Spinelli told the Corriere dello Sport. “He called me, and we met in Monte Carlo.”

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Wednesday May 27 2020
Livorno: 'Fear takeover is scrapped'

Serie B side Livorno risk bankruptcy, as President Aldo Spinelli admits the takeover has collapsed because Majd Yousif was allegedly arrested.

The Dutch impresario was on the verge of completing the takeover when his offices in the Netherlands were raided.

According to De Telegraaf, Yousif was arrested as part of a probe into the sale of luxury vehicles, which could’ve been a front for drug trafficking.

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Tuesday May 26 2020
Spinelli 'worried' after Livorno buyer raided

Livorno President Aldo Spinelli admits to being ‘worried’ after Majd Yousif, who is in takeover talks, saw his Dutch offices raided by police.

Serie B side Livorno have been in financial trouble for some time and it’s reported failure to complete the sale could see them go bankrupt this summer.

It is therefore a concern that Dutch police raided the offices of Yousif in Amsterdam, seeking information on an alleged illegal transfer of luxury vehicles.

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Wednesday May 6 2020
Livorno to close their doors?

Livorno will cease to exist on June 30 if their planned takeover does not go through, President Aldo Spinelli has warned.

Spinelli sold Livorno to Dutch businessman Majd Yousif on February 6, which appeared to mark the end of his two-decade-long tenure as the club’s owner.

However, the deal coincided with the outbreak of coronavirus in Italy and the 80-year-old claims he has not heard from Yousif since.

“I haven’t heard anything from Yousif,” he told Corriere dello Sport.

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Monday February 17 2020
Spinelli: 'I will sponsor Livorno'

Aldo Spinelli has revealed that he will still sponsor Livorno next year and asks for forgiveness after another loss against Cosenza on Sunday.

The 80-year-old oversaw his last home game as President and shouldered the blame for the situation at the Amaranto before stepping aside.

The President has decided to sell the club and will leave his position after 21 years at the Armando Picchi.

After the 3-0 defeat to Cosenza, thy are currently rooted to the bottom of the table, 12 points away from the play-out places in Serie B.

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Thursday February 6 2020
Spinelli era over in Livorno

Aldo Spinelli has sold Livorno to the Dutch entrepreneur Majd Yousif and ended a 21-year long adventure as patron for the Serie B side.

The Livorno owner reportedly met Yousif, the President of Sharengo Free Mobility, in Genoa and agreed on a sale of the Amaranto.

Calcio e Finanza reports that their respective lawyers will carry out all the legal procedures and formalise the agreement.

Sharengo Free Mobility produces electric minicars and are strongly connected to the Chinese group Geely Motor, the owner of the Volvo brand.

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Wednesday February 5 2020
Serie B: Spinelli to sell Livorno

President Aldo Spinelli is on the verge of selling Livorno after 21 years, with the Serie B club going to businessman Majd Yousif.

A preliminary contract has been signed and the takeover should be completed over the next few days.

Spinelli turned 80 last month and is therefore preparing his retirement after two decades in charge of the Tuscan side.

Livorno have fallen on hard times, as they are currently in the Serie B relegation zone.

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Sunday June 24 2018
Kane almost joined Livorno

England and Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane was on the verge of joining Livorno in 2013, revealed Marco Amelia.

The goalkeeper spent some time in England at Chelsea and has now retired, but has always been close to Livorno President Aldo Spinelli.

This story had already done the rounds a few years ago via Sky Sport Italia and other sources who remembered the initial approach.

At the time, Kane was a reserve player for Tottenham and sent out on various loan spells to Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich and Leicester City.

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