No real progress in Charlton sale as owner misfires in desperation to sell
21 June 2019
Roland Duchatelet vents spleen on wage demands and agent role in Lee Bowyer contract extension talks.
Championship status might hasten sale, he says.
Club officials will provide update on attempts to sell Charlton at a fans’ forum on the 26th of June.
Charlton Athletic remain in talks with three parties interested in buying the club, offthepitch.com has learned. But all attempts to close a deal seem to be in vain.
Discussions have been ongoing with three groups for some months but negotiations have yet to yield a sale.
Lieven De Turck, the man appointed by owner Roland Duchatelet to sell the club, suggested a deal was close at a fans’ forum in April. Despite revealing that one group had entered due diligence and was on the cusp of completing a takeover, no deal materialized.
Do you want to read this article?
Get instant access by signing up for a 7-day free trial
No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.
You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.