Evangelos Marinakis: Nottingham Forest takeover edging to a conclusion

Evangelos Marinakis
Evangelos Marinakis has been owner of Greek side Olympiakos since 2010

Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis' takeover of Nottingham Forest is edging towards a conclusion, reports BBC Nottingham Sport.

A meeting between Marinakis and the English Football League Executive to see if he passes the owners' and directors' test, has taken place.

Marinakis is facing accusations of match-fixing in his native Greece.

He denies the allegations and is still waiting to find out whether the case against him will go to trial.

The sale would end five years of ownership by Fawaz Al Hasawi, who has said that the deal was was "99%" complete.

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