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Bolton not put up for sale

Bolton Wanderers chairman Ken Anderson has said that nobody has been instructed to sell the club. However, he would be willing to hold talks with potential investors.

It was reported in the Bolton News that they had seen a document from the club which values Burnden Leisure Limited's 94.4% majority shareholding at £25m. Anderson said the club had received enquiries from around the world.

Inner Circle Investments, owned by Anderson, has held the majority of shares in Wanderers since August.

Along with former striker Dean Holdsworth's Sports Shield BWFC group, Inner Circle completed a joint takeover of the club in March 2016. Sports Shield was liquidated in August over an unpaid £5m loan used to complete the takeover and Inner Circle purchased its remaining 37.5% shareholding to own all of Burnden Leisure Limited - Bolton Wanderers' parent company.

The club, who had a transfer embargo lifted in September, are bottom of the Championship still looking for their first league win of the season.

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