Portsmouth owner Michael Eisner's interest in Portugal club FC Felgueiras wide of the mark

Reports of Michael Eisner’s interest in Portuguese club FC Felgueiras appear wide of the mark.

Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th November 2019, 3:28 pm
Pompey chairman Michael Eisner has been linked with the purchase of Portuguese side Felgueiras. Picture: Joe Pepler

Earlier this week, a story emanating from Portugal stated Pompey’s chairman is presently in negotiations to buy shares in the third-level club.

However, The News understands there is nothing in such claims.

FC Felgueiras (1932) are based in Porto and currently positioned eighth in Group B of the Campeonato de Portugal.

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Founded in 2006, they replaced FC Felgueiras, who folded in 2005 following financial problems.

When asked about the link, a Pompey spokesman said: ‘Portsmouth Football Club do not comment on rumour and speculation.’

Yet it is understood there is no truth in the reports.