I wonder if this has anything to do with this story on Sky Sports in May.
An American-based company has held talks to buy Gao Jisheng's majority share of Southampton, but the coronavirus pandemic has held up discussions.
The group has shown interest in purchasing the Chinese businessman's 80 per cent controlling stake, which he put up for sale earlier this year.
They have been described to Sky Sports News as the only serious player in a potential takeover, following interest from more than two parties.
However, it is understood those talks have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and a deal is not close to being agreed.
Previous owner Katharina Liebherr, who sits on the board and retains a 20 per cent stake, is said to have been actively involved in discussions