The Walters have made it their objective to protect species in danger of extinction after opening their doors in 2013: "Our primary mission is to build upon the work already under way at White Oak to create an international model for the humane and effective breeding and repopulation of endangered species."

It represents quite a shift in ideology from Abramovich, with the Russian oligarch funding his wealthy lifestyle through his sale of oil company Sibneft before sanctions from the UK government impacted his wealth. But with their three-month takeover hell nearly over, Blues fans can look forward to learning more of Walter's 'wild' side as the American consortium rolls into King's Road.