Aston Villa have distanced themselves from reports owner Randy Lerner is looking to sell the club.
The suggestion at the weekend was that Lerner was looking to recoup a figure of around £200million for a club he bought in 2006 for £62.6m, and after spending £250m on players and upgrading facilities.
But chief executive Paul Faulkner has refuted the speculation and insisted Lerner has no intention of walking away.
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Quoted in the Express and Star, Faulkner said: "I can categorically confirm Aston Villa Football Club has absolutely not been put up for sale and that Randy Lerner is not actively looking to sell the club."