Portsmouth's prospective new chairman Iain McInnes hopes to be in charge in time for the January transfer window.
The club's administrators PKF have confirmed they have signed a conditional agreement to sell the League One outfit to fans' group the Pompey Supporters' Trust (PST). McInnes hopes to get Pompey back on a secure footing in time to bring in some reinforcements in the new year.
"This truly is fantastic news and the start of a new chapter for Portsmouth Football Club," said McInnes in a statement on the PST's website. "The hard work will continue during the court application process to ensure that we are in the best position possible to drive the club forward and build for the future ahead of the important January transfer window."
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