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Swindon Town have moved a step closer to stability after contracts to sell the club were exchanged yesterday. A consortium from Oxfordshire hopes to takeover and wipe out most of the club's debt.
But the development didn't come soon enough to prevent the sale of one of their top players - winger Matt Ritchie - to Bournemouth. And as Robert Murphy now reports boss Paulo Di Canio told reporters he wasn't consulted about the move.
Paolo Di Canio is considering his future as Swindon manager after a whirlwind week at the club.
In a statement, the Italian has claimed the club - who announced a takeover subject to Football League approval on Wednesday night - sold influential winger Matt Ritchie to npower League One promotion rivals Bournemouth behind his back.
The statement says: "The events of the last few days have left me with no alternative other than to consider my position."
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Paolo Di Canio is considering his future as Swindon manager after a whirlwind week at the club. Here's tonight's statement in full.