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Hugo Maradona hints Diego involved in Qatari Napoli takeover talks

The brother of Diego Maradona has revealed Qatari interest in a takeover. Hugo Maradona says reports of Qatari investor Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Thani being involved are spot on.

"Diego knows that there are negotiations between [Aurelio] De Laurentiis and the Sheikh from Qatar for the sale of Napoli," Maradona told Cronache di Napoli.

"At this point I can't say whether an agreement has been reached, I know there have been contacts. And of course Napoli and Naples have asked Diego for his opinion but that's all.

"Diego is a fan of Napoli. He only cares about the happiness of the Napoli fans. Obviously if there's a possibility that someone with virtually unlimited money wants to buy Napoli, he couldn't fail but to be happy.

"Diego is a fan, and he wants Napoli to always be at the top, winning trophies and always playing in the Champions League."

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