Leicester players gifted £32k Mercs as thanks for landing Premier League title

first_img1 Leicester owner Srivaddhanaprabha arrives at a restaurant in Leicester to celebrate the title Leicester City’s generous Thai owners will buy every member of the Premier League title-winning squad a £32,000 Mercedes as a thank you for their incredible efforts over the past nine months.Thrilled at the Foxes’ historic championship victory, the 30-man squad will each receive the car from generous owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha – at a cost of £960,000. Tottenham’s draw with Chelsea on Monday night put the East Midlands club in an unassailable position at the top of the table and secured the most unlikely of titles. And the 30 B-Class Electric Drive Mercs will be rolling up the driveways of the players in the coming weeks. The near-£1million gesture is a drop in ocean for owner Srivaddhanaprabha, who is worth an estimated £2billion. The Srivaddhanaprabha family amassed their wealth through their travel retail operation – mainly duty free outlets in South East Asia. Leicester have won the league with two games remaining and they will lift the trophy after the match with Everton at the weekend.last_img read more