Liverpool chairman confirms FSG are ‘exploring membership sale’

Liverpool chairman confirms FSG are 'exploring club sale'

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has confirmed that Fenway Sports activities Group wish to promote the membership, however will not be rushed right into a deal.

David Ornstein of The Athletic first reported earlier this month that FSG have been seeking to transfer on from the Reds, with employees being reshuffled behind the scenes to facilitate and deal with a transaction.

Liverpool’s house owners then launched a press release insisting they have been certainly on the lookout for exterior funding, however did not go so far as to saying a full sale was on the playing cards.

Nonetheless, talking to the Boston Globe, membership chairman Werner has now revealed {that a} sale is being thought of.

“We’re exploring a sale, however there’s no urgency, no time-frame for us, and so far as I’m involved, it’s enterprise as normal,” he stated. “One consequence could possibly be our continued stewardship for fairly some time.”

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FSG associate Sam Kennedy stated earlier this week that there are a variety of events who’re being thought of as potential buyers.

“There was plenty of curiosity from quite a few potential companions contemplating funding into the membership,” he stated. “It’s early days by way of exploring potentialities for doable funding into Liverpool.”

Kennedy added: “Nice corporations develop by including worth to their enterprise. One solution to improve that worth on occasion is to promote property or add buyers. Does that imply FSG goes to promote Liverpool? I have no idea.

“It’s John Henry’s, Tom Werner’s and Mike Gordon’s job to responsibly run Fenway Sports activities Group and so they felt this was a great time to discover doable alternatives for funding into the membership.”

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