Eddie Hearn on AJ v Fury & Saudi 'progress'

Eddie Hearn on AJ v Fury & Saudi 'progress'

By Global

Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn joins The Sports Agents, in studio, to reflect on the significance of Anthony Joshua's win in Saudi Arabia last weekend. Why an all-British undisputed heavyweight super-fight between AJ and Tyson Fury could be staged at Wembley and signs of progress he's seen at grass-roots level in the Kingdom... (21:30)

But we begin with former sporting director Michael Edwards' return to Liverpool - tasked with not only replacing Jurgen Klopp but finding another football club to add to the owners portfolio, as Liverpool become the latest Premier League side to explore 'multi-club ownership'.

Gabby & Mark are joined by Simon Van Kerckhoven - who helped Man City's owners acquire a Belgian club in 2020 - to discuss the potential post-Brexit benefits, financial fair play loopholes and more.

Plus, The News Agents' Jon Sopel stops by to fill us in on a remarkable story that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has approached legendary quarterback Aaron Rodgers about serving as his running mate on an independent presidential ticket!

Additional Guests: Simon Van Kerckhoven

Executive Producer: Adonis Pratsides

Producer: David Domb

Video Producers: Rory Symon & Arvind Badewal

Social Media Editor: Georgia Foxwell

Tom Hughes is Editor for The News Agents podcast network

Vicky Etchells is the Commissioning Editor for Global

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