Levy's billionaire business partner in ENIC
, Bahamas-based Joe Lewis, is believed not to oppose a sale as he does not share his colleague's passion for football or Tottenham.
There is speculation he wants to de-list the club and take it private, although that has been denied by ENIC
The mandatory cash offer for the troubled Premier League club was triggered when ENIC
bought Sir Alan Sugar's remaining 12 per cent stake for pounds 25 million in June.
After buying Sir Alan Sugar's shares for pounds 25m, ENIC
made a mandatory cash offer for the remainder of the club under city rules but it is understood that they are happy with the club being on the Stock Exchange.
That represented a massive profit for Murray, who sold ENIC
the shareholding for pounds 40m in 2000 - but the company struck a deal with the Ibrox owner that allowed them to claw back up to pounds 5.
already held 54% of the North London football club, and has now increased its holding to 66%.
That clause sparked rumours yesterday Rangers will have to hand more than half their pounds 10m Champions League cash to ENIC
if they finish off Anorthosis in a fortnight to make the group stage.
is not the only group involved in different clubs: Canal Plus, the French media group which owns Paris St Germain and Servette of Switzerland is also concerned.
com from ENIC
, the international sports and media group, and is intending to join the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to raise pounds 6 million for development of a digital wagering operation.
The England defender will this week inform the club's owners ENIC
that he intends to leave at the end of the season.
On the eve of the FA Cup semi-final clash with Arsenal, new owners ENIC
have tried to broker a deal with the man they fired.
Tottenham fans have been warned not to expect investment from their new owners by the chairman of the Greek club which leisure and media business ENIC
have already backed.