Notts County owner ‘confident’ of sale in near future

The owner of Notts County says that while no formal bids have been made for the club, he “remains confident” of a sale in the near future.

In an update on the Mapgpies’ website, chairman and owner Alan Hardy said: “I am pleased to say that a number of credible parties from all corners of the world have expressed their interest in acquiring Notts County.

“Positive conversations are ongoing and, while a formal bid is yet to be received, I remain confident of passing on the baton to the next owner in the near future.

“I want to reassure supporters that, despite our current league position, the volume of interest I’ve received reflects the size and stature of the club.

“I am also satisfied that those who have been in contact so far have the best interests of the club at heart, which is imperative. I will keep you all informed of any developments.”

Notts County, who sit bottom of the entire Football League, won 2-1 at Forest Green on Saturday to boost their survival chances.

Click here for a comprehensive list of West Midlands deals >