The Russian digital and telecommunications company will have its logo on the front of the team’s jerseys, which will be worn for the first time in the FA Cup final on Sunday.
Alisher Usmanov continued his collaboration with Everton this week after MegaFon was confirmed as the new main sponsor of Everton Women.
The Russian technology company will be the new jersey sponsor of Everton Women.
The billionaire has always claimed that he would help his friend Farhad Moshiri in Everton if asked, but he downplayed the idea of becoming a shareholder.
And the relationship between the club and Usmanov – majority shareholder of MegaFon – will continue to develop.
Everton described this as “the biggest commercial deal in the history of the women’s team”.
“I am thinking about my investment in this club. They will build a new stadium. I could sponsor them.”
“Yes, with great pleasure if he asks,” Usmanov was quoted as saying when asked if he could join Moshiri at Everton.
“We are friends with Farhad Moshiri,” he told Bloomberg.
For the 67-year-old, who had already made similar claims in 2018 after selling his 30% stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke, this is clearly not a new idea.
“If he needs the support, I am happy to help.
About two years ago there were also quotes in which Usmanov described football in Britain as “too political”.
“If there is a suggestion or an opportunity to invest in it with good potential returns, I would consider the deal.
“Everton is far from where it should be,” he said. “We will also help him [Farhad Moshiri]. This is my friend’s club. In the United Kingdom, sport is too political.”
“I am thinking about my investment in this club,” he told the Financial Times. “There are many opportunities [to invest]. It is not obligatory for me to participate myself. I could sponsor them. I could be a shareholder.”
Earlier this year Usmanov also suggested that there might be several ways to increase his involvement with Everton….