Former Southampton chairman Rupert Lowe has denied rumours that he is lining up a possible takeover of south coast neighbours Bournemouth.
Lowe told the BBC that the reports were "complete rubbish"
Lowe, who left St Mary's in June after 10 years in charge, told BBC Radio Solent that the newspaper reports were "complete rubbish".
Bournemouth chairman Peter Phillips stepped down himself last week.
Former vice-chairman Abdul Jaffer has since taken over chairman of the Cherries on a temporary basis.