Wrexham fans are pinching themselves over potential Hollywood investment from actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.
<p>"It's gone mad" said Matt Jones, while working the phones in the Wrexham football club shop.</p><p>"We've had people wanting merchandise from Maryland, Toronto and LA just since this news came out last night."</p><p>And one woman who tweeted about Reynolds coming to the town eight years ago ended up inviting him around for a cup of tea - after he replied on Wednesday to her 2012 post about the possibility of him coming to Wrexham.</p><p>Lois Morus told Sky News: "He replied to it and I didn't even remember the conversation that we had if I'm honest</p><p>"It was just a bit mental last night having that message through.</p><p>"I have replied to him, I think I've just said, 'just come over for a cuppa or let me know if you're about' or something like that.</p><p>"I've been to a couple of games with my dad in the past, and I've been around the stadium a lot.</p><p>"It's nice to have that recognition in Wrexham, as we don't get a lot of attention really in northeast Wales so it's brilliant."</p><p>Deadpool star Reynolds and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor McElhenney have <strong><a href="https://news.sky.com/story/hollywood-star-ryan-reynolds-in-talks-to-buy-welsh-football-club-12079857" target="_blank">been in discussions with the club</a></strong> about investing, and will unveil a full proposal in the coming weeks, which fans with a stake in the club will vote on.</p> <p>The pair have been holding a series of Zoom meetings with club director Spencer Harris, who describes them as "good, genuine and highly professional" businessmen who are "very serious" about the move.</p><p>Lifelong fan Steven Oare, 41, from Shotton near Wrexham, told Sky News: "If this really is genuine and sustained investment then the club will be restored to its former glory.</p><p>"The town is alive with rumours - I haven't felt like this since the FA Cup runs of the 90s."</p><p>At Boarder Collectables in the middle of Wrexham, shop owners Al and Val Gilpin were seeing sales shoot up.</p><p>Their Deadpool comics are already popular but now the town is alive with gossip about their Hollywood suitors.</p> <p>"It's crazy - everyone is dreaming a bit I think," Al said.</p><p>"You look at who else they could bring in and this could push us right up there - we could easily be a Championship club but who knows?"</p><p>Val told Sky News: "I still can't get my head round it. Deadpool is big in this town - and so is Ryan Reynolds - we might have a ladies-only stand at the ground at this rate."</p><p>"I would say to him just come. Let's do it. "</p><p>The team famously knocked Arsenal out of the FA Cup at the Racecourse Ground in 1992.</p><p>Last night though they lost at home to Telford in the National League as the news was breaking about potential new investors.</p><p>"That was just to manage expectations" joked Mr Harris.</p> <p>As far as he knows there is no clear reason why they chose Wrexham such as a family link to north Wales.</p><p>"Why not? That's the question we should be asking" he said.</p><p>"This is about the club not us as individuals....it's an important moment but nothing is yet agreed."</p><p>In a matter of weeks the actors will present a detailed proposal to the Supporters Trust so that fans could see how they would like to take the club forward.</p>