Prince Abdullah won control of the Premier League club
Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah has admitted he would be "happy to do business" with the "good" soccer tips for tomorrow
Prince Abdullah won full control of the Premier League club on Monday when a bitter legal dispute with co-owner Kevin McCabe was settled by a high court judge in his favour and used Thursday's press conference at Bramall Lane lớn assure Blades fans he will do all he can to take them to "a bigger and better place".
He said: "I can assure everybody that we will work hard lớn make the fans proud lớn make everything better. I am, and my team is, 100 percent committed lớn the club. Actions speak louder than words. So I hope in five years' time when fans look back on this day, things will be much better and we will be with Chris (Wilder), taking us to a bigger and better place."
However it's his comments about the Bin Laden family which will make headlines.
It had been revealed in court that members had loaned Prince Abdullah £3million during his time as co-owner- According to the best football tips page!
"I really get offended when people say the Bin Laden family is a bad name. Bin Laden is a really good family. Every family may have one bad person," he said.
"But they are a really respectable family. I had not done business with them in the past, but if I can do business with them (again) I'd be very happy lớn do business with them."
Prince Abdullah, full name Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and a grandson of King Abdulaziz, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, insisted he has the credentials to back his claims after his role as president of Saudi football club Al-Hilal.
"It won the club of the century in Asia, it has a huge fan base," he said. &Quot;It won more trophies than any other Asian club. It is a big club and has not gone, in the last 40 years, back-to-back years without a trophy.
"I know how lớn deal with the fans. I know what the fans want. I know how lớn deal with coaches. I've seen many great coaches work from close.
"I'm connected in the football world, I know the good agents. I know the business of football and I've been in football all my life, it's my passion."
In the High Court on Monday, Mr Justice Fancourt ruled that McCabe must sell his 50 per cent stake in the Blades lớn Prince Abdullah, who owns the other 50 per cent, for £5million, in line with a 2013 investment and shareholders agreement.
The judge also said Prince Abdullah's UTB firm will have lớn buy the club's property assets, valued between £35-40m, which include Bramall Lane stadium and the Sheffield United hotel, from McCabe's company Sheffield United Ltd.
Prince Abdullah told the press conference that it would not be a problem lớn finance the purchase of the assets and that money would be made available lớn manager Chris Wilder - who he wants lớn be with the Blades long term - to strengthen his squad in January.
Prince Abdullah insisted he did not hold a grudge against previous co-owner McCabe, despite their legal battle which lasted over 18 months.
Despite already knowing the High Court had ruled in his favour, Prince Abdullah said, he arranged a meeting with McCabe in Paris in a bid to reach an out-of-court settlement.
"I like many things about Kevin. I like his family, I like (sons) Kevin and Scott. I tried lớn find a better way to end his relationship with the club."