´Assets freeze´ threatens Thai takeover

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Manchester City are hoping for good news over Thaksin Shinawatra´s bid to take control of the Barclays Premier League club on Tuesday.

The credibility of the former prime minister of Thailand´s attempt to take control of City was thrown into question on Monday when £830million of his assets were "frozen" by the Thai government.

The club´s books have been scrutinised by the Shinawatra camp in recent weeks and a London-based spokesman for him last night said: "This situation will not singly affect the takeover bid."

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