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Swansea chairman Jenkins: Any new investor will need fans' approval

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says any fresh investor will need to be approved by fans.

Jenkins confirmed in his programme notes for the game against Arsenal that the club has held talks with parties about the possibility of investing in the Swans.

Swansea's supporters' trust, which owns 20% of the club, has previously voiced its concerns about foreign ownership.

"There are a number of clear questions that need to be asked," Jenkins wrote.

"Will the current board of directors continue as they are forever?

"Can Swansea City operate in the same way for the next 10 years or so as it has in the past?

"Will standing still and protecting what we already have be enough for us to compete in the future?

"This needs to be considered in more detail before any of our supporters can decide if the thought of a new person or people sitting on our current board of directors to offer help and opinions on the future running of our football club is a good move or not.

"Although I cannot promise or predict the future, I can guarantee one thing - the current board of directors will always fight, as we have done over the last 12 years, to work together as one with the Supporters Trust to make 100% sure that Swansea City football club remains the number one priority in all our thoughts and in every decision we make."

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