Derby County’s proposed takeover is still on course to happen, whilst online documents suggesting another group are interested in buying the club are false.
Derby are distancing themselves from documents circulating online about another proposal to buy the club. Understood several claims in the proposal are wildly inaccurate. They’re still confident in BZI and that the takeover will be completed.
— Ryan Conway (@RJConway92) January 24, 2021
That’s according to The Athletic reporter Ryan Conway, who dismissed the latest rumours as ‘wildly inaccurate’. He also provided a latest on the situation involving Sheikh Khaled’s deal purchase the Rams, which is still said to be on track.
“Derby are distancing themselves from documents circulating online about another proposal to buy the club. Understood several claims in the proposal are wildly inaccurate. They’re still confident in BZI and that the takeover will be completed.”
Of course, Derby fans have heard all of this before, with the deal initially being approved by the EFL way back in November.
Despite that, it still hasn’t gone through, much to the frustration of all connected to the East Midlands outfit. That includes boss Wayne Rooney, who has made it clear that he wants new signings to be made before the transfer deadline.
Whether that happens remains to be seen, and it’s fair to say the Derby supporters won’t believe it’s done until an official announcement is made.
Here we look at some of the reaction to the update from the fans on Twitter…
If the club is still "confident" in closing a deal with a counterparty which has already missed a series of deadlines & has a track-record of failing to complete acquisitions, either; they know something which nobody else does, they are kidding themselves, or they are lying.
— Ian J Redfern (@redfern_i_j) January 24, 2021
Clinging on to this takeover. How many players will have to be sold before its completed?
— M_Twedds 💙 (@Tweddds) January 24, 2021
Confident as in our ship the Titanic is unsinkable confident?
— Spen🐏 (@MarkSpendlove) January 24, 2021
too many people posting absolute nonsense dragging the name of the club through the mud
— Simon (@simondcfc89) January 24, 2021
Why are they so confident about BZI? It all looks very, very amateur.
— Lewis (@LewisJubb) January 24, 2021
No idea why they'd be confident in an organisation that has failed to stump up the cash despite it 'having been sent' & has reportedly lost most of their investors
— Tris Weavers (@TrisWeavers) January 24, 2021
The clubs a mess Ryan just hope we can pay the wages tomz and get a few players in before it’s too late.. the club needs to keep us fans more in the loop..
never a dull day at derby eh Ryan 😉😂
— Sproso (@sprosaaaman) January 24, 2021