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Derby owner Mel Morris finally ready to accept defeat in bid to sell club to Erik Alonso with deal 'dead in the water' after Spanish businessman fails to respond to EFL demand to deposit £35m into holding account

Derby County owner Mel Morris is finally ready to accept defeat in his bid to sell the club to Erik Alonso, with EFL sources admitting the deal is ‘dead in the water’. Morris has held on for over a month in the hope of the Spaniard producing the funds to complete a takeover, despite repeated warnings that he was wasting his time.
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