Date: 31st May 2009 at 10:56am
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Talk on the Owls’ takeover front has gone quiet in recent weeks but technology giant Jeff Mallett has been linked with a buyout of the club in today’s papers.

Mallett already has links with Championship rivals Derby County, which are believed to be more ‘behind the scenes’ than actually pumping cash into the Pride Park club.

Wednesday chairman Lee Strafford has already been over to America for discussions about the possibility of investment, and it’s believed the Owls supremo has held initial discussions with Mallett.

The multi-millionaire already has stakes in the Vancouver Whitecaps and San Francisco Giants baseball team, and is thought to also have a love for the English football game, shown by his involvement with the Rams.

Sources close to Mallett have today revealed to ‘The People’ newspaper that the business tycoon likes to get any kind of deal done quickly, so expect further updates sooner rather than later…