Two overseas investors are still weighing up whether to make an offer for Hartlepool United.

The Mail has learned that of the six interested parties who signed non-disclosure agreements, just two remain – and both are based outside the UK. But little progress has been made in the last 48 hours and Pools are no closer to a takeover than they were before news broke of their financial predicament.

Pools are just 14 days away from potentially going into administration. With that would come a 10-point deduction by the National League, as well as potential sanctions.

The club need to find in the region of £200,000 by January 25, in order to cover the players’ wages, as well as those who work behind the scenes at the club. A number of bills, including a one to the HMRC, must also be covered later this month.

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