PAUL RUTHERFORD believes it would be a "very good match" and a "marriage made in heaven" if Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney complete a takeover of Wrexham Football Club.

The duo, who will invest £2m if the takeover is approved, will share their vision for the club with Wrexham Supporters Trust members at a virtual meeting on Sunday.

A vote on whether Reds' fans want Reynolds and McElhenney to take over the running of the club will open on Monday, November 9, lasting until the following Sunday, with a decision announced the next day.

The proposed takeover gets the thumbs up from Rutherford, with the winger saying it would be beneficial for all parties should it go through.

"It is mad, it probably puts the cherry on top of 2020 but in a good way," said Rutherford, who arrived at The Racecourse in the summer of 2016 and is the second longest serving player in Dean Keates' squad.

"It is an exciting time for the club and I think it is a great opportunity for the two investors to get hold of a football club with a big history, big reputation but also big potential as well.

"I think it is going to be a very good match with their levels of ambition, professionalism and what they can bring to what the club has got with the fanbase, structure and facility.

"It could be a marriage made in heaven and I really hope that it works out to be that."

For the resolution to be approved, 75 per cent of the 2,108 qualifying members must vote in favour of the takeover.

Should it get the go-ahead, Rutherford feels Reynolds and fellow-actor McElhenney will be desperate to make a success of the 'project'.

"It seems weird talking about Ryan Reynolds when I have got loads of his films in my cabinet!" said Rutherford.

"People of that esteem and notoriety, I don't think they are here to make a quick buck.

"They have got a genuine interest in making a success of something in a different field to where they are used to operating in.

"It would really damage their reputation if they weren't genuine because they are very high profile people.

"We can only gain from anything that they are willing to offer, be it monetary first and foremost."

The duo have taken an avid interest in Wrexham's matches since the Reds kicked off a 13th season in non-league.

Last Tuesday's goalless draw with Barnet ended a run of three successive defeats but Wrexham, without a game at the weekend after five players tested positive for Covid-19, remain off the pace.

Despite the slow start to the campaign, Rutherford insists there is a lot more to come from the Reds.

"It is disappointing," said Rutherford. "We want to be at the top of the table and the start hasn't been perfect by any means.

"Nobody is accepting the start but I also don't feel it is a complete negative.

"We are a new group, we have all had a long absence from football. I know that is the case for a lot of teams but sometimes it takes a little bit longer for others to get that formula.

"But I really feel we are on the cusp of making something positive happen as a group."