MOSCOW, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Leonid Fedun, the billionaire owner of Russian football club Spartak Moscow on Wednesday denied reports he was
interested in buying Italian club AS Roma.
Russian media had reported that Fedun, vice-president
of Russian oil company LUKOIL, was interested in purchasing the
Serie A club after it was put up for sale in September.
But asked by journalists on Wednesday if he was going to buy
Roma, Fedun said: "No. I have Spartak."
He is Russia's 20th richest man with an estimated fortune of
$5.5 billion according to the Russian edition of Forbes
Roma, who finished second in the standings last season and
were Italian Cup runners-up despite their financial constraints,
were put up for sale by creditors in September.
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