Most Important Stories From The Business Of Football: Sunderland owner confirms asking price; UK fans could return to stadiums in October; Italy could open stadiums in September

17 July 2020

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Photo: PA Images "I put the club on the market, pre-Covid we were relatively close to a deal, but unfortunately the two or three serious parties we had at that time said 'you don't know what your revenues are or when the games will be starting again, so we'll have to wait and we'll come back to you in due course," said Sunderland owner Stewart Donald.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Wantaway Sunderland owner confirms asking price

Sunderland owner Stewart Donald has reiterated his wish to exit the club and named their price following his December announcement he would put the club up for sale. 

"I know they [the fans] want me out, and I am desperately trying to get out,” he told BBC Radio Newcastle's Total Sport programme.

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