Red Bull have no interest in buying Leeds United, Charlton or any English club

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The energy drink company have informed Sky Sports they do not wish to make a move on the English market.

It has been reported this week that Austrian energy drink company Red Bull were looking to increase their footballing portfolio by buying a club in England.

The Daily Mail reported that Red Bull wanted to add to their clubs in New York, Salzburg, Leipzig and Sao Paolo with an English team. This saw Leeds United, Brentford, Swindon Town and Charlton Athletic all linked with being taken over by the company.

General view inside the stadium before the game - Elland RoadGeneral view inside the stadium before the game - Elland Road

Of course Leeds are used to talk of Red Bull interest. They have reportedly been interested in buying the club from controversial Italian Massimo Cellino in the past.

The other clubs are more surprising names but all would welcome a well thought takeover if it benefited the club.

Red Bull Salzburg's Naby Keita and Southampton's Jay Rodriguez in actionRed Bull Salzburg's Naby Keita and Southampton's Jay Rodriguez in action

Well it seems that any Red Bull excitement was premature. Sky Sports report that they have been told in no uncertain terms that the company has no interest in buying a new club in England in the near future.

Whilst Leeds, Brentford, Charlton and Swindon fans will rightly be disappointed at missing out on the riches Red Bull would bring they will have to be pleased that this company, who are often criticised for their major rebranding of teams after purchase, is not set to take over their respective club.

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