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Valencia president Murthy: “The club is not for sale."

Tue 02 March 2021 | 18:31

Valencia chairman Anil Murthy has claimed the club proprietor Peter Lim has no intention to sell Valencia in spite of reports that a deal had concurred with the Prince of Johor.

It follows on from a report in 

A Punt

 on Tuesday suggesting a deal had been made at which would see control of the club moved away from Lim. 

Yet, Murthy has now discredited such news and demands that he has spoken with the Bats owner Lim, and he has no plans to sell the team. 

Murthy told reporters, as per 

Cadena Cope

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"The club is not for sale.

"My colleagues told me about the Prince of Johor's Instagram, I spoke with Peter and there is no indication about the possibility of selling the club."

In August, Valencia fans arranged a rally outside the club's ground demanding Lim to leave the club while 86% of the club's fans accept he is planning to sell Valencia, according to an ensuing survey in 

Marca

Reports imply that the financial vulnerability means Los Che should cut their compensation spendings by an incredible 40 percent for the current term. The club's monetary circumstance clarifies the squad's gutting – Rodrigo Moreno, Ferran Torres, Dani Parejo, and Francis Coquelin were among the late spring exits. 

The previous summer, Lim's girl Kim posted on her Instagram account (in a presently erased post):

“Here again. Some Valencia CF fans are scolding and cursing at my family and I. Don’t they get it? The club is ours and we can do anything we want with it and no one can say anything.”

Valencia grieve in the fourteenth spot of

La Liga

standings with only 27 points from their 25 matches – only five points over the danger zone.

 

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