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Sheffield Utd set to buy Ferencvaros

Sheffield United chairman Kevin McCabe is mulling over buying Hungarian outfit Ferencvaros - and could loan some Blades players to them.

The famous club is up for sale and has been contacting potential buyers in search of fresh investment.

The Blades supremo, who also owns a 90 per cent controlling stake in Chinese club Chengdu Blades, has hinted some of United's players could go on loan to the Green Eagles.

"I was first in Budapest four to five years ago," McCabe told Nepszabadsag.

"Scarborough Holdings is dealing with estate businesses and now we're planning to cultivate Ferencvaros. We want to do the same with the club that we did with Sheffield United.

"I know that Hungarian football is not like in the past but we haven't forgotten (Ferenc) Puskas and his brilliant team. They played a revolutionary type of football.

"Ferencvaros contacted us. We don't want to own our own Ferencvaros. It belongs to the Hungarians so they should lead it.

"The Hungarian government changed the deadline of the offer to the middle of September. We're still thinking about our offer, the final price has many details.

"Will we build a new stadium or rebuild the old one? Our goal is to hand in our application in September.

"We may end up loaning players to Ferencvaros before the final decision."

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