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Liverpool FC for sale? John W Henry has ‘quietly put the club on the market’ claims report in New York Post

SHOCK CLAIM

According to the the American newspaper, FSG’s principal proprietor is holding talks privately over promoting up

Liverpool FC proprietor John W Henry is reportedly getting ready to promote the Premier League giants.

According to the New York Post, the American has “quietly signalled” he’s keen handy over management if he receives a proposal upwards of $2billion (£1.5bn).

John W Henry and Tom Werner have owned Liverpool for eight years

John W Henry and Tom Werner have owned Liverpool for eight years

Henry, whose firm Fenway Sports Group purchased Liverpool for $477million (£366m) in 2010, is claimed to be working a “passive sales process”.

“It’s for sale if he can get the right price,” a supply advised the Post.

In August this 12 months, the Daily Mail reported cousin of Manchester City proprietor Sheik Mansour had failed in a shocking £2billion bid to purchase Liverpool, which might have constituted the costliest takeover in the historical past of soccer.

Following the Mail’s report, FSG insisted they’d no plans to relinquish possession of the Reds anytime quickly.

An announcement from FSG in August learn: “FSG have been clear and constant: the club isn’t for sale.

“But what the ownership has said, again clearly and consistently, is that under the right terms and conditions we would consider taking on a minority investor, if such a partnership was to further our commercial interests in specific market places and in line with the continued development and growth of the club and the team.”

Could Liverpool be about to switch hands?

Could Liverpool be about to modify palms?

This newest report, nonetheless, suggests Henry is now entertaining the thought of cashing in.

The billionaire additionally owns the Boston Red Sox, who received the World Series this 12 months.

Despite their triumph, the Red Sox misplaced cash in 2018, based on the Post, though there’s nothing to recommend a direct connection between promoting Liverpool and funding the baseball crew’s losses.

John W Henry (centre) and Tom Werner (right) get their hands on the World Series trophy

John W Henry (centre) and Tom Werner (proper) get their palms on the World Series trophy

Henry or Liverpool have but to remark on the hypothesis.

A League Cup triumph in 2012 is the solely trophy Liverpool have received since Fenway’s takeover, however the club as an entire has made spectacular progress in latest years, with Jurgen Klopp a preferred appointment as supervisor.

The 2015/16 season noticed Liverpool lose the League Cup and Europa League finals to Manchester City and Sevilla respectively they usually reached the Champions League closing in 2018.

This season they’ve but to style defeat in 11 Premier League video games and are sitting second in their Champions League group.

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