Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney Net Worth in talks to purchase Wrexham AFC

Wrexham director Spencer Harris has since told the PA news agency of the investment: ‘It’s still at the stage where we have to finalise the deal and bring it back to the members at a second AGM. ‘But I would like to think that Rob and Ryan think Wrexham is an attractive prospect with fantastic potential.’ He continued: ‘People with the professionalism of Rob and Ryan do not come around very often and news of their interest is quite exciting for the supporters I’m sure. They are very driven individuals and very successful people in their industry.

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Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are in talks to shop for a Welsh football membership

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“Deadpool” famous person Ryan Reynolds and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor Rob McElhenney are in talks to shop for Welsh football membership Wrexham A.F.C.

Wrexham, which is owned via lovers and is the third-oldest skilled football membership on this planet, introduced Wednesday that the 2 actors had been involved in making an investment.

It mentioned 1,223 other folks, or 97.5%, of its Wrexham Supporters Trust individuals, had voted in the desire of constant talks with the prospective buyers. Reynolds and McElhenney will now “put forward their vision for Wrexham AFC and proposal for members to vote on at a second Special General Meeting.”

In a prior announcement, Wrexham mentioned “two extremely well-known individuals of high net worth” was hoping to shop for all the membership’s stocks and deliberate to right away make investments £2 million ($2.6 million).

The membership performs within the fifth-tier Vanarama National League, 4 divisions under the English Premier League.

Reynolds is Hollywood’s 2d highest-paid actor, in line with Forbes’ 2020 list.

The actor was once additionally the co-owner of Aviation American Gin, having purchased a minority stake within the top rate spirits logo in 2018. In August, the sector’s biggest spirits maker Diageo bought Aviation for $610 million.

Rob McElhenney is absolutely best recognized for taking part in Ronald “Mac” McDonald at the American comedy collection “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

The stars don’t seem to be the primary Hollywood actors to spend money on a Welsh football membership — Mindy Kaling, a famous person of sitcom “The Mindy Project,” is a shareholder in Swansea City.

Meanwhile, Man v. Food host Adam Richman become a shareholder in Lincolnshire football membership Grimsby Town in June, following a fundraising marketing campaign via lovers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

in talks to purchase Wrexham AFC

The board has since confirmed that Ryan and Rob, both 43, are the two bidders who are both interested in investing with the Welsh football club. In a statement, it said: ‘Talks with the proposed bidders will now continue and we are in a position to confirm the two people interested in investing in Wrexham AFC. ‘In due course, Mr McElhenney and Mr Reynolds will put forward their vision for Wrexham AFC and proposal for members to vote on at a second special general meeting.’

After the initial vote, both Ryan and Rob will share a proposal, with a second vote then taking place, with members set to either accept or reject the offer. Ryan – who recently sold his Aviation Gin brand to Diageo for $610million (£466m) – also confirmed the exciting news on Twitter, after responding to a tweet posted by a fan back in 2012 which read: ‘You never know when Ryan Reynolds is going to turn up in Wrexham.’ ‘Yep, you never know,’ he responded. ‘I’ve waited 8 years to respond to this tweet.’

It comes after The Leader first reported last week that ‘two extremely well-known individuals of high net worth’ had approached the WST with a lucrative offer. A spokesperson told the publication: ‘The investors, who wish for their identities to remain anonymous until WST members have authorised the board to proceed with discussions, are looking to purchase the entire shared capital of Wrexham AFC Limited.

‘As well as the purchase of Wrexham AFC Limited for a nominal sum, they also intend to immediately invest £2 million into the club for the purposes of taking it forward as a business and as a successful football team.’ They continued: ‘The WEST and external professional advisers consider that the indicative offer is entirely credible. ‘They consider that a credible potential offer of investment of the magnitude of £2 million should be assessed and negotiated, so that a firm proposal can be placed before the members as rapidly as reasonably possible.’

Wrexham director Spencer Harris has since told the PA news agency of the investment: ‘It’s still at the stage where we have to finalise the deal and bring it back to the members at a second AGM. ‘But I would like to think that Rob and Ryan think Wrexham is an attractive prospect with fantastic potential.’ He continued: ‘People with the professionalism of Rob and Ryan do not come around very often and news of their interest is quite exciting for the supporters I’m sure. They are very driven individuals and very successful people in their industry.

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