No real progress in Charlton sale as owner misfires in desperation to sell

21 June 2019

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Photo: Getty Images More than three years ago Charlton fans arranged a sit down protest against the ownership of Roland Duchatelet. The Belgian is trying to sell the club but it seems tricky.

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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.

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