Football agent Rob Jansen has revealed he is close to taking over a club in England’s League One along with a consortium of his former clients including Dirk Kuyt.

Jansen revealed his plans on TV programme Jaïr in goed Gezelschap on NPO1, “It is a long-held wish to buy a club together with the number of players and former players for whom I am doing business.

“I and the players have a utopian image of how that club should be led and what it takes to achieve the highest level. I am really looking forward to this adventure. I think it is very likely that it will succeed.”

Jansen would not reveal the name of the club but it is in League One. The third tier of English football. Bolton Wanderers have been mentioned as a possibility.

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