We have reached a crucial stage now in the buying process of Chelsea Football Club.
After the deadline closed for all bidders to get their offers in on Friday just passed, the offers will now be looked at and whittled down to the final three or four, before a final decision is made.
Chelsea want and need a quick sale and transition now, so we are expected to hear who the new owners are by the end of this month.
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This is why one of the groups considered as frontrunners, a consortium led by Sir Martin Broughton, has been thrown into doubt this morning, claims The Telegraph.
There are Fears that there could be challenges to their offer if it emerges that Crystal Palace shareholders Joshua Harris and David Blitzer are financing bid. Their involvement has not been confirmed nor denied.
This could cause delays in the transition if their bid is accepted, and this is not what Chelsea would want.
People can not hold stakes in two Premier League club, so their Palace stakes would need to be sold, but even the integrity of doing this has been questioned in the report.