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Sunderland fans react to positive takeover update

Loads of Sunderland fans have been reacting to the latest takeover news, as some reports have suggested an American investment group is set to take charge of the club very soon.

According to BBC Newcastle, via Roker Report, the MSD Capital group, led by billionaire Michael Dell, are nearing a deal to become the majority shareholders at the Stadium of Light.

Stewart Donald and Charlie Methven are expected to remain involved with the club, keeping a smaller stake and staying on as board members.

TalkSPORT have since delivered a further update, again via Roker Report, claiming that while the deal won’t happen this week, it is “imminent”.

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Of course, the news that Forbes’ 25th-richest man in the world is due to lead a takeover of their club has got fans absolutely buzzing.

The Black Cats faithful have seen their side plummet from the Premier League to the third tier in recent years, and last season’s double Wembley heartbreak certainly didn’t lift spirits.

This news has however, with some fans quite simply being unable to contain their excitement, while some convey their emotions in the form of funny gifs and videos, and one has suggested that the Netflix documentary Sunderland ‘Til I Die may be to thank.

Have a look at some of the best fan tweets down below…

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