Bradford City set to announce takeover by German investors

Mark Lawn, left, and Julian Rhodes.
Mark Lawn, left, and Julian Rhodes.
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BRADFORD CITY are set to announce the completion of a takeover early this week.

The Bantams, beaten in the League One play-offs last Friday, have been in talks with German-based investors Edin Rahic and Stefan Rupp for more than a year.

Those talks have now reached a successful conclusion and the 100 per cent buyout of the Yorkshire club will be completed on Tuesday.

Joint chairmen Mark Lawn and Julian Rhodes will both step aside as part of the deal.