- Jul 29, 2004
But then they should have done their due diligence before hand, and looked into the accounts extensively. This has hardly come as a shock to anyone, and it shouldn't have been a shock to them.Agreed.
But by the same token, the new owners paid for a reputation unfairly won.
Any losses they incur as a result should really be a matter between them and Abramovic, not for the football authorities to adjudicate on and compensate them for.
If you buy a an old house with structural damage after you've had a cowboy in to survey it, it's on you to deal with the consequences, not the previous owner or the tenants.