Potential Port Vale owners Carol and Kevin Shanahan have told the Sentinel that they are still interested in buying the club.
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Owner Norman Smurthwaite has told BBC Radio Stoke that he will enter talks with a potential buyer of the club.
The local firm have made a bid to take control of Port Vale FC – should Norman Smurthwaite sell to them?
The Sentinel newspaper says that documents forwarded to them show that a Norwegian group are seeking to buy Port Vale FC for £6.5m.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says it is an impossible task for fans to make a decision on whether Norman Smurthwaite should sell the club.
Speaking to OVF editor Rob Fielding, Norman Smurthwaite has confirmed that there are four parties interested in the club and that two have met the asking price.
The Staffordshire Sentinel reports that Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite is to visit the USA for “crucial” takeover talks.
Norman Smurthwaite, who along with Paul Wildes is the preferred bidder to take over the club, has told the Sentinel that he expects to complete the takeover of Port Vale ahead of the game with Bristol Rovers.
The Sentinel newspaper claims that Paul Wildes and business associate Norman Smurthwaite are set to be named as the preferred bidders for Port Vale FC on Tuesday.
Administrator Bob Young has told the Sentinel newspaper that the club are in “advanced talks” with “three definite front-runners” bidding to takeover the club. Young also added that he was confident of “a deal progressing within a month.”
The club’s administrators and the Supporters Club have issued their second fortnightly statement. It states that a seventh bidder has expressed interest in Port Vale and the administrators are “working hard to secure an acceptable offer.”
Potential Port Vale owner Keith Ryder has told the official Port Vale website that he is looking forward to completing his deal for the club, following the news that creditors have approved the Company Voluntary Agreement proposed by administrators Begbies-Traynor.
A press conference at Vale Park has announced that Lancashire businessman Keith Ryder is the administrators’ preferred bidder. Ryder was chosen ahead of other candidates including local businessman Mo Chaudry by the club’s administrations Begsbie-Traynor.