Watford confirm takeover talks with the Pozzo family are 'progressing nicely'
The Hornets have released a statement confirming takeover talks with the Pozzo family are “progressing nicely” despite claims the deal was off earlier this afternoon owner by Laurence Bassini.
The Hornets owner rang the Watford Observer this afternoon to state the deal was “definitely off “.
However, sources subsequently told us that was not the case and that talks were “going well”.
And Watford have now released a statement confirming that is the case.
It read: “Despite recent remarks, the deal for the sale of Watford FC to the Pozzo family is progressing nicely.
“There is no issue with funds and both parties are hoping to conclude shortly.”