US-based Trivela Group poised to buy Drogheda United

League of Ireland club management hope to announce the deal in the coming weeks

Luke Heeney of Drogheda United appeals a decision during the SSE Airtricity Men’s Premier Division match between Drogheda United and Shamrock Rovers at Weavers Park in Drogheda, Louth, in July. Picture: Getty

Drogheda United are in the final stages of talks to sell the League of Ireland club to a US investment fund that already owns England’s Walsall FC.

The Premier Division club are nearing the end of a due diligence process with Trivela Group LLC, an Alabama-headquartered fund that was founded in 2021.

The Business Post understands that due diligence discussions have yet to conclude but that Drogheda’s management hope to announce the deal in the ...