25 March 2020 - 8:39 PM


PA Images | Derby County Owner Melvyn Morris (right) greets Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri.

Derby County owner: Club owners with funds for six months are acceptable

  • Mel Morris says that when there are a number of unanswered questions – due to both coronavirus and the EFL-case – it is natural that potential buyers are reluctant to strike a deal.
  • The Derby owner calls the situation at Charlton Athletic a “nightmare” – but says there are no clear answers on how to keep financially weak owners away, as they always look strong in the first place.
  • Morris says it is difficult to find the true long-term owners in the market. And he thinks that one must never underestimate owners who can undertake quick turn-arounds.

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