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Carson Yeung's will still back Birmingham

03 Jul 2011 12:11:45

Carson Yeung's will still back Birmingham

Share Carson Yeung has assured Birmingham he will continue to provide his backing for the club despite facing five charges of money laundering amounting to ?59million in his native Hong Kong. Blues acting chairman Peter Pannu flew out to Hong Kong to hold talks with Yeung who has been released on bail until the next court hearing on August 11. In the spotlight: Mr Yeung sits in a police van heading to a court in Hong Kong Pannu insists Yeung will continue to show his support for City and that he hopes to attend the opening game of the season on August 6 against Derby. Yeung had to surrender his passport under the terms of his bail agreement. Pannu said: 'I have met with Carson and have an assurance his support for the club continues. He will visit once some priorities are sorted out in Hong Kong, hopefully for our first game.' Fight: Birmigham face the daunting task of getting back into the Premier League without several key players The charges against Yeung relate to the period 2001 to 2007 - two years before he became Birmingham's major share-holder with a 26.31 per cent stake. Pannu insisted any players would be sold only with the approval of new manager Chris Hughton and if the price is right. He added in the Birmingham Sunday Mercury: 'Reasonable but only market (value) offers will be considered and with the agreement of our new manager.'  Yeung's ?59m money-laundering trial puts Birmingham in perilBirmingham move to assure fans over club's future after Yeung is charged over ?59m money laundering allegationsBirmingham owner Yeung is arrested in money laundering swoopBirmingham confirm Stoke's ?16m double swoop for Dann and Jerome  Explore more:People: Chris Hughton Places: Birmingham


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