West Brom fans are extremely worried about a report which links Mark Campbell with potentially buying the Black Country club from Guochuan Lai.

The Daily Mail reports that with Lai eager to sell up before the end of the season, a three-way battle for the Baggies has emerged.

Campbell, who has tried and failed to buy Sunderland and Falkirk in recent years, is “fronting one of the consortiums” that are interested in a takeover at The Hawthorns.

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And after reading up on Campbell, there are a lot of Albion fans who are understandably concerned about the property mogul’s bid to buy the club.

Not only did Campbell fail to buy two lesser clubs than West Brom, he also saw himself made bankrupt in 2010 while he owned a pub. According to the Daily Record, “he was described as unemployed and living in Bexley, Kent” at the time.

The Scottish Sun also reported last year that Campbell “secretly settled a former employee’s sex pest lawsuit out of court” after a woman in her 30s accused him of “making unwanted advances and bombarding her with sleazy texts”.

Now, Lai might not be the best football club owner in the world but we’d rather not hear a peep from the Chinese businessman than hear stories like this.

And that is what has led to so many fans showing concern over this latest report of his interest in taking over the Baggies.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

When Jeremy Peace sold West Brom to Lai for £200million in 2016, there was a lot of relief and also scepticism about how the Chinese businessman would run the club.

It would be fair to say things have got worse since Peace’s sale to Lai.

Let’s hope Lai doesn’t sell to Campbell because everything suggests things could get a whole lot worse than they currently are.

In other West Brom news, Peace is continuing to hold Albion back.

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