Four candidates remain for the takeover of Chelsea, which must submit specifications by April 11.
According to Sky Sports, the new owner and successor to Roman Abramovich could take over at the end of next month.
Four candidates remain in contention, all with experience in club management, mainly in the United States, and who will now have to improve their offers from a base of £ 1 billion investment in the club, both in the stadium than in the team.
Among the candidates are the owners of the Boston Celtics (of the millionaire Stephen Pagliuca, also owner of the Italian Atalanta), the Chicago Cubs (of the Ricketts family), the LA Dodgers (of the millionaire Todd Boehly), the Philadelphia 76ers and the Sacramento Kings, joining the English. Martin Broughton, former chairman of Liverpool and British Airways, and Sebastian Coe, former athlete and president of the International Athletics Federation.
Among those eliminated is businessman Nick Candy, one of the first businessmen to show interest in buying Chelsea.