Richard Fitzpatrick: Premier League Toffees face sticky situation if 777 Partners take over

Everton is regarded as the ‘the people’s club’ but its potential new owners have a chequered record when it comes to owning football clubs

Everton clash with Aston Villa during a Carabao Cup match last month. The proposed new owner of the club is not the typical owner of a Premier League club, it is fair to say. But 777 has an extensive sports portfolio. Picture: Getty Images