Venky's split over Blackburn sale amid Qatari interest

14 November 2011 08:59
Blackburn's controversial Indian owners are in talks over selling the club for a profit.

Despite promising to compete in the transfer market for the big-name stars, the Venky's family have endured a troubled reign at Ewood Park, and according to sources are keen to sell.

Enlarge In trouble: The Blackburn owners have come under increasing pressure at Ewood Park

Waving goodbye? Balaji Rao (left) wants to keep Blackburn despite opposition from within his own family

  Under their family rules however,  all four members must make a join decision or a deal cannot take place - and Balaji Rao, who is said to be hooked on the glamour of owning a football club, is reportedly keen to stay with the struggling Premier League side.

The Crown Prince of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, wants to buy Blackburn after missing out on Manchester United and would hand the Venky's a small profit.

Blackburn are second from bottom in the league table after taking just six points from their first 11 games.

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Source: Daily_Mail