Sunderland owner Ellis Short is reportedly happy to give the club away for free, so long as a buyer can be found to take on the club's significant debt.
It had previously been thought that Short would accept £50m for the club, but a
BBC Sport understands Sunderland owner Ellis Short would be prepared to give the club away - free - if someone is prepared to take on the club debt instead of him.— BBC Newcastle (@bbcnewcastle) February 22, 2018
It was said earlier this week he would accept £50m.
Chris Coleman: “I’ve been here for three months and never spoken to the Chairman. Despite our position I’m not sorry I took on this challenge.”— Keith Downie (@SkySports_Keith) February 22, 2018