After Newcastle United's sale to a Saudi-backed consortium, here's a look at other clubs who enjoyed a meteoric rise after takeovers by rich owners:
The 300-million-pound ($409 million) takeover by the Saudi Public Investment Fund initially collapsed last year over concerns about how much control the kingdom’s leadership would have in the running of Newcastle
Arsenal struck three times inside 35 minutes to beat Tottenham 3-1 on Sunday and move above their north London rivals in the Premier League table
Standing areas in the English top-flight and second-tier Championship were outlawed by legislation passed after the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, which led to the deaths of 97 Liverpool fans.
The holders made the perfect start to that mission as Pep Guardiola was rewarded for fielding a strong attack featuring Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres, and Riyad Mahrez at the Etihad Stadium.
Derby's greatest days were in the 1970s when they were they were twice crowned champions of England by winning the old First Division, the forerunner of the Premier League.
Reece James confirmed that his Champions League and Super Cup winners' medals and Euro 2020 runners-up medal with England had been taken.
Lukaku scored at Stamford Bridge for the first time on Saturday as his double inspired Chelsea's 3-0 win against Aston Villa.
Premier League: Son Heung-min takes Tottenham top of league; Mason Greenwood fires Manchester United
Nuno Espirito Santo's side have made a flawless start to the new domestic season and they sit two points clear of second placed West Ham after a third successive victory.
The Premier League defied FIFA to decide that almost 60 players from 19 clubs would not be released next week to fly off to qualifiers in 26 countries on England’s red list — including all South American nations.
Harry Kane had been hoping to secure a transfer away from the London club in the search of a first career trophy but a move to Premier League champions Manchester City was unable to be clinched.
A statement issued on behalf of Premier League players said: "We feel now, more than ever, it is important for us to continue to take the knee as a symbol of our unity against all forms of racism.
England got their first knockout stage victory over Germany since 1966 on Tuesday. In the 55 years since England beat the Germans in the World Cup final, the Three Lions had endured a painful litany of defeats against Die Mannschaft in the knockouts.
FA to have first female chair with Debbie Hewitt replacing Greg Clarke as head of English football’s governing body
Should she have her nomination confirmed by the FA Council on 22 July, she will be a permanent successor to Clarke, as the governing body — founded in 1863 — strives to make football more inclusive.
Brazil defender David Luiz and Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos are also leaving when their contracts end on 30 June, Arsenal said. Ceballos was on loan from Real Madrid, also.
Tottenham are believed to have turned their attention to Conte, who left Inter after leading them to the Serie A title this season.
After decades stuck in lower league obscurity, unfashionable Brentford will be one of the smallest clubs ever to play in the top tier.
While City's showdown with Chelsea in Porto is a high-stakes clash, their first-ever meeting in a final came in a competition that was shunned by the elite and no longer exists.
Aguero moved onto 260 goals for City, and ended his Premier League career on 184 — only behind Alan Shearer (260), Wayne Rooney (208) and Andy Cole (187).
Leicester conceded three times in the final minutes of a 4-2 defeat at the King Power Stadium, ensuring Chelsea would finish in fourth place, one point above the fifth placed Foxes.