Sale of Villa Park yet to be authorised by the Premier League

23 January 2020

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The Premier League is still seeking independent valuations of Aston Villa's stadium, Villa Park, according to the Daily Mail.

The club sold their stadium to a company controlled by their owners in May, allegedly to avoid breaching the EFL's Profitability and Sustainability rules.

Aston Villa are confident the stadium sale will be approved and are baffled as to why a decision has not been made yet. 

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Premier League is still seeking independent valuations of Aston Villa's stadium, Villa Park, despite the club being confident everything was in order when they sold the ground to a company controlled by their owners in May last year. 

Following similar stadium-sale manoeuvres, both Sheffield Wednesday and Derby have been charged by the EFL, with misconduct and excess losses, respectively, raising the prospect that Aston Villa could face similar charges.

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