Investor Korotaev wants Champions League with Roda JC
Roda JC’s new co-owner Aleksei Korotaev crack, say of the ambition. The Russian-born and Switzerland-raised businessman wants to be with the Limburg club within five years in the Champions League.
“I am very happy to be here. I am honored and would like to thank everyone. I’m ready for this,” began Korotaev his story in his presentation at the Parkstad Limburg Stadium.
The 30-year-old millionaire tried equal skepticism about his intentions to take away. “I want this adventure for the long-term development. I’m not here for two or three years, but I hope for fifty years.”
The businessman with Russian background, explained that for him a dream come true by a shareholder of a football club. He now has a minority stake in the club. Korotaev decide in June whether he was a larger share. “Maybe I will buy more”, he announced.
Korotaev came over Roda JC supporter Stijn Janssen at the club from Kerkrade. “He said,” You must be a club buy. I was always about football. I hope in the future, also in Real Madrid to invest. That would be great, but it’s not only the club, but also to the people. I need things step by step.”
“Roda JC is my first club. I need to be careful because I don’t want to put too much pressure on the team, but I am ambitious. In five years I would Champions League want to play with Roda JC.”
The team of coach Yannis Anastasiou fight this season against relegation and, after twenty speelrondes just the number seventeen of the Eredivisie. The budget must be in the long term with more than 5 million euro will be increased to an amount between 15 and 20 million euros.
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