The group of buyers led by Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez would be in the lead with regard to the purchase of the New York Mets in major league baseball.
According to the USA Today, who interviewed a number of leaders of major league baseball, the couple is distanced from other potential buyers.
There is still little time, the numerous questions concerning the possible lack of funds in the group had questioned the feasibility of the project, but the former major league player and hollywood movie star have added the owner of the Panthers of Florida, to Vincent Viola, and the co-founder of drinks Vitamin Water Mike Repole, to their group.
“It would make sense that [Vincent Viola] that is, the person at the controls,” said a source to the New York Post, Sunday.
Even if it seems to be the favorite, the group of A-Rod and J-Lo has competition for the acquisition of the franchise, in which businessman Steven Cohen, who has tried to buy the team in February, and another group led by the respective owners of the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers, Josh Harris and David Blitzer.