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David Platt ‘part of consortium planning Bristol Rovers takeover’ 

Former Arsenal and England star David Platt ‘part of consortium planning Bristol Rovers takeover’

  • A second consortium is interested in purchasing League One side Bristol Rovers
  • David Platt is part of a rival group alongside businessman Clive Richardson
  • They have reportedly made initial contact with the club’s hierarchy 

David Platt is thought to be part of a consortium interested in buying Bristol Rovers.

The former England and Arsenal midfielder formed a rival group with businessman Clive Richardson, according to Bristol Live.

They have reportedly made initial contact with the club’s hierarchy over the League One side’s availability.

David Platt is thought to be part of a consortium interested in buying Bristol Rovers

Richardson is said to be leading the group but has yet to formally meet with president Wael Al Qadi.

The pair were involved in Sports Capital Group PLC’s purchase of Palermo in December last year.

Platt acted in a consultancy rose and appeared at the press conference to unveil the new owners. 

Platt worked with businessman Clive Richardson during the takeover of Palermo last year

Platt worked with businessman Clive Richardson…