New York Jets owner Woody Johnson 'named UK ambassador'
US President-elect Donald Trump appears to have announced that billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain.
Mr Trump was speaking at a luncheon in Washington when he introduced a guest as "sitting next to the ambassador Woody Johnson, going to Saint James".
The president-elect said: "Congratulations, Woody."
The appointment has not been formally announced, but Mr Johnson is considered a favourite for the job.
The billionaire businessman and philanthropist from the Johnson & Johnson family has known Mr Trump for years.
Mr Johnson originally backed Trump rival Jeb Bush in the Republican primary.