Derby County owner sees many options in sales process as CEO reveals challenges of FFP rules
1 April 2019
Mel Morris hunts for investment and may be prepared to sell but only at the right price and in best interests of club.
Rival clubs with parachute payments have £45 million head start on Derby which is operating “absolutely to the limits of FFP.”
Mel Morris has moved to alleviate fans’ concerns over his ownership of the club, claiming he’s not disillusioned but “serious discussions” are taking place to attract fresh investment.
The Rams owner, who bought the club from American owners General Sports and Entertainment in 2015 for a reported £50 million, is said to have spent around £150 million since then.
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