Potential new Sunderland owner William Storey has publicly revealed his confidence at agreeing a deal to take over the Black Cats.
Current Black Cats chief Stewart Donald is under a huge amount of pressure as his search for a new buyer of the club continues to drag on. Donald took over the Wearsiders 2018 in a club development that was heavily documented via Netflix series Sunderland Til I Die.
After just 19 months in charge, Donald sensationally revealed that he wanted to sell the club and the summer has seen a whole host of names linked with a potential takeover.
Sammy Yu, Mark Campbell, Michael Gray and energy drink entrepreneur Storey have been linked with an interest in replacing Donald and the latter continues to make public his desire to become the new owner.
To update on #Sunderland. The board of the club are conducting a professional sale process. We are working hard to conclude a deal respecting the parameters set. I remain confident of getting deal done & appreciate the support of many senior figures past & present.#SAFC #EFL pic.twitter.com/7KPIQy80zZ
— William Storey (@richenergyceo) September 21, 2020
It is hard to see a takeover happening any time soon at Sunderland with current owner Donald still taking part in club duties, including being in attendance for the 2-0 win over Oxford United at the weekend.
With a whole host of names linked to replace Donald, however, Storey has been particularly vocal about his wishes to buy the club and you have to admire his firm intent on becoming the new owner.
Can he become the owner to take Sunderland back to the Championship and maybe beyond? Who knows…
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