Bolton Wanderers are supposedly the target of a Dutch consortium hoping to take ownership of a club in England.

The reports come from The Sun and The Daily Mail (so they must be true). They claim that among the group of investors, which is supposedly being led by Rob Jansen, is non-other than former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt.

This would be a huge change of direction for Wanderers if true. The club is supposedly close to being taken over by the Football Ventures consortium and fans have been waiting patiently for news on this front for the last week.

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Dirk Kuyt? Really?

The reports of this alleged Dutch interest in Bolton have appeared very much out of the blue today.

They go against everything fans have been told by the club’s administrators up to this point, making any deal unlikely.

Marc Iles, chief football writer at The Bolton News tweeted this afternoon, stating that ‘nobody of note at Bolton knows anything about this.’

What’s actually happening at Bolton?

Meanwhile, fans of Bolton Wanderers have been waiting nervously for news of a completed takeover by the Football Ventures group.

It is believed that they were selected as the preferred bidder by Bolton’s administrators last week.

News on this front has been thin on the ground since last week’s announcement, however.

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The delay is unlikely to be anything serious as buying a football club is undoubtedly a complex procedure.

But you can be sure that we’ll keep you updated as soon as we hear anything on any change of ownership at Bolton Wanderers.

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