Leeds´ administrators have confirmed five different consortia have all proved they have the funds in place to buy the stricken Yorkshire club.

But administrators KPMG expect controversial chairman Ken Bates to emerge victorious from what is likely to be a stormy creditors´ meeting on Friday and retain control at Elland Road.

KPMG have refused to identify the five would-be investors ahead of the company voluntary arrangement (CVA) meeting, but local property developer Simon Morris and Duncan Revie, son of legendary former Leeds manager Don, have both officially lodged their interest.

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