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Botafogo set for takeover by US investment fund Eagle Holding

Hugo of Botafogo competes for the ball with Dalberto of Sport Recife during a match between Botafogo and Sport Recife (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

US investment fund Eagle Holding is set to complete a takeover of Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club Botafogo.

The club has confirmed that it has received a non-binding offer from Eagle Holding, which is led by John Textor and holds investments with a number of clubs around the world.

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