Fulham owner Shahid Khan’s son expects £800m Wembley takeover to still go through

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SHAHID KHAN’S son expects the Fulham owner’s bid to buy Wembley to go through.

Cottagers supremo Khan, 68, launched an £800million bid at the back end of last season to take the Home of Football off the FA’s hands.

Shahid and Tony Khan give medals to Fulham’s players after their play-off final victory over Aston Villa
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Talk of the groundbreaking deal has gone quiet of late.

But Tony Khan, who is director of football at Fulham, is confident his dad will pull off the ambitious move.

Khan Jnr told talkSPORT: “I think it’ll happen, I don’t see any reason why not.

“There’s a lot to go through, I’m not on that team and don’t know what the daily developments are but I know my dad has been working hard to push forward with it.

Fulham owner Shahid Khan has launched a bid to buy Wembley Stadium from the FA
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Tottenham faced Khan’s club Fulham, who suffered a 3-1 loss at Wembley ten days ago
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“Without getting into the specifics of the bidding I believe his intention is to definitely move forward with it.

“He’s worked really hard and I think it would be great for everybody involved if it comes off because my dad really does love football.

“My dad is somebody who would be a great steward of this historical landmark, world renowned facility.

“He has so much respect, not just for the game of football, but the English game of football and it’d be a tremendous thing if it ends up happening and I expect it will happen and hope it will.”