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Cardiff City money-men fly in for talks over club's future

Talk of the 'Red Dragons' has provoked mixed opinions among 'Bluebirds' fans Photo: ITV News Wales

Cardiff City Chairman Dato' Chan Tien Gee and principle investor Vincent Tan are understood to have flown to South Wales to for a vital meeting with members of the Bluebirds' management team, over the club's future.

Last week, Tan's plans to invest £100million to secure the club's future were withdrawn, after fierce criticism came from supporters and commentators of linked proposals to re-brand the club.

Most controversial were plans to turn shirts red, and replace the 'Bluebirds' badge, with a dragon. Fans claimed it would tear up a century of tradition.

Tan is now thought to be re-assessing his involvement with Cardiff City, a situation which has thrown their entire future into some doubt. He's already ploughed around £40 million into the club, although that money is on loan, and sits on top of the club's other debts, of around £30 million.

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