Along came Learner who was instantly liked (by all) because he wasn't Doug. I think Learner was well intentioned but naive and involving himself in an area he knew nothing about. He involved "his" people whom he trusted, but who also knew nothing about football and running a football club. His history of running the handegg team showed that he wasn't very good at sports teams.
He let MON spunk money away on mostly average players and didn't pull the reigns in quickly enough, caught up in the moment I suppose, without enough oversight on the finances until he lost half his money in the divorce and then couldn't finance his toy in the way he had before, then made a series of disastrous managerial appointments due to his lack of knowledge in the game.
Its criminal really that the amount of money that went into the club should have been enough to propel us into the upper echelons if managed properly (both on and off the pitch). Sadly it wasn't.
Along comes "Dr" Charlaton, who was instantly liked (by many) because he wasn't Learner. My view on him was that he was hoping to make a quick turn around of the club, get the permier league money and use us as a vehicle to get into making money through regeneration of the city. Unfortunately for him (and us) it looks like most of the sensible advisors gave him a miss and he ended up with characters like Samuelson and Wyness "helping" him.....
He gambled money he didn't have, and it all went to pot for him (and us).
Along come Sawiris and Edens. Whereas Learner inherited his money, and Xia probably didnt have any, they made theirs verifiably. Whereas neither Learner nor Xia had sports teams experience, these two do, and very successful experience too.
Whereas Learner and Xia employed people who were out of their depth and inexperienced at best and con artists at worst, Sawiris and Edens are employing verifiably good people in the important places in the club. They appear to spend prudently and seem to be building solid foundations rather than throwing money at the wall and hoping it sticks like the last two. They seem to be, for the most part spending money based on what you can do rather than your reputation.
On that basis, if they have a plan to move assets around on paper to allow them to invest in the club in a sensible manner then I am willing to give them the benefit of the doubt and trust them.