Reports say Chinese company in £200m bid to take over Saints

Reports from New York claim a Chinese company has launched a £200m bid to buy Southampton FC.

Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, 2:59 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm

A Bloomberg report says Saints are in talks to be taken over by Lander Sports Development Co. of China.

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Bloomberg’s report says Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr has been engaged in the talks for several weeks.

The article quotes a spokesman for Southampton as saying he was unaware of the talks and adds that Lander declined to comment.