Shocking news from England. Liverpool may be sold soon
Liverpool cannot count the first half of the season as particularly successful. On the line before the break caused by the World Cup in Qatar, last year’s runners-up in England are only eighth in the Premier League table with almost twice less points than the leading Arsenal. In the Champions League, Juergen Klopp’s players are doing better, thanks to which they managed to advance from second place to the knockout stage, where they will face last year’s winner of this competition Real Madrid.
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For some time now, there have been voices in the media about an apparent crisis Liverpoolwhich presents a much weaker form compared to previous years. Now, however, almost all British portals are dominated by other information about the team of the runner-up in England. As reported by journalist David Ornstein from “The Athletic”, the owners of the club unexpectedly decided to put it up for sale.
Big money in the game
The current owners of Liverpool is the American company Fenway Sports Group. The club came into its possession 12 years ago, and the amount paid for it was then £ 300 million. Since then, the Anfield team has undergone a major overhaul and a lot of money has been invested in it. Thanks to this, the team managed to win the English championship and the Champions League cup again after many years. It was after the Fenway Sports Group took over the club as a coach that he was hired Juergen Kloppwho performs this function to this day.
As reported by David Ornstein from “The Athletic”, the American company is now open to talks about the sale of the club. The giants of investment banking, i.e. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, have already been involved in the process.
Fenway Sports Group also points out that it will only consider offers that will be most advantageous for the Anfield team. In addition to Liverpool, the American company owns the Boston Red Sox baseball team, playing in MLB, and the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey club, playing in the NHL league.
In May this year, Forbes magazine valued Liverpool at $ 4.45 billion. (approximately £ 3.89 billion). However, as reported by the Daily Mail, owners would now consider an offer similar to that offered by Chelsea this year by Todd Boehly. The American businessman then paid £ 4.25 billion for the London club.
Sources: Daily Mail, The Athletic
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