Former Chelsea and Manchester United chief executive Peter Kenyon is heading a consortium that is in talks to buy Newcastle United.
Current owner Mike Ashley said in an interview this week that discussions over a sale “are at a more progressed stage than they have ever been”.
It is believed a potential deal with Kenyon is what Ashley was referring to.
Kenyon is understood to be working with the American financial advisory firm Rockefeller Capital Management.
It is unknown if a firm bid has been lodged yet. Read more