South Africans in advanced talks?
Another day and more speculation - with the latest 'rumour' being that a South African consortium of businessmen are lining up a bid to buy Pompey?
Rumours of this broke late yesterday/early today, but Sky sports news is now reporting that 'they understand' this consortium are in 'advanced negotiations' to buy Pompey - as with other reports, if this is a full buyout or investment is not known.
This consortium is said to be in the gold mining business, which - and I quote from something someone told me - 'has been a safe banker over the years and it is only going to get safer'. So in theory leaves us in safe hands...
There is still talk of the Pini Zahavi consortium, but the implications of that are not something that appeals to me greatly as do we want to become a 'feeder club' for others - most feeder clubs are not up to much are they? My thinking is this, although maybe attracting some star young talent in the short term, it is not going to give us the chance to carry on our moves forward.
Do Sky sports have this right?
I could not say, but I will stick my neck on the line and say a takeover or large investment is going to come our way in the not too distant future - of that I am pretty sure, I just hope that whatever happens it is in the best interest of the club and indeed us the fans!
'A spokesperson' for Pompey would not comment on financial matters at the club.
To read the Sky sports report click here.
PLAY UP POMPEY!