Southampton takeover deal moves closer, but not complete

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Reports that Southampton’s sale to a Chinese consortium are all but confirmed may be connecting a few too many dots, at least at this point.

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ProSoccerTalk‘s Joe Prince-Wright says the deal between current Southampton ownership and Chinese company Lander Sports has yet to be completed.

Lander has money, as a Wednesday report from Reuters said the business is behind a near-$600 million project to build a “sports town” in China.