According to a report on the Mail on Sunday, four English Premier League teams are being sponsored by Maltese companies.
Westham is being sponsored by Betway to the tune of £10 million. Crystal Palace are being sponsored £6.5 million by MainBetX, Burnley are being sponsored over £3 million by a company called Laba (which in Maltese sounds as the word Lagħba which translates in gamblers) and Huddersfield are sponsored by the company Ope Sports to the tune of £1.5 million.
The club which has the highest sponsorship in the Premier League remains Manchester United which gets £47 million from Chevrolet, followed closely by Manchester City which gets £45 million from Qatar Airways.
In another separate story, a group of un-named Malta based entrepreneurs are bidding for the acquisition of Italian football club Cesena.