Kansas City based investors are exploring a potential takeover of Everton FC, according to reports this morning.
Rumours of a potential takeover were discussed in the early hours of this morning in our forum, and have been given some substance by Richard Conway, the sports news correspondent for BBC Radio 5 live who tweeted;
BBC understands Kansas City based investors exploring potential takeover of Everton FC. More to follow @BBCSport @bbc5live + @philmcnulty.
— Richard Conway (@richard_conway) October 16, 2015
The Chief football writer for BBC Sport’s website, Phil McNulty, responded to fan cynicism regarding the timely news ahead of a AGM, insisting the source wasn’t Everton;
@AlunWilliams16 All I can say to that is that the information did not come from Everton – and that is 100%.
— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) October 16, 2015
[Update 11:15] The story is now being carried on BBC Sport;