Fenway Sports Group the current owners of Liverpool are seeking new shareholders and have not ruled out the option of a full sale of the club.
The American group which is led by principal owner John W. Henry has recruited major banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to assess market conditions.
Liverpool on sale?
According to the statement given by FSG to the ECHO
“There have been a number of recent changes in ownership and rumors of changes of ownership at EPL clubs and inevitable we are asked regularly about Fenway Sports Group’s ownership in Liverpool.”
FSG has also claimed that
“Under the right terms and condition we would consider new shareholders if it was in the best interest of Liverpool as a club. FSG remain fully committed to the success of Liverpool, both on and off the pitch.”
Jio Platforms, a firm that comes under the Reliance Industry owned by Mukesh Ambani was rumored to be interested in Liverpool back in November. But they have recently announced a partnership with the Merseyside giant’s rival club Manchester City.
What FSG looking for?
The rumor of the potential sale of the Reds have gathered interest all around the world. Potential bidders from India, America, and the Middle East have all been linked. But now FSG seems unlikely for a full sale.
According to the sources John W. Henry is looking for a strategic partner to provide capital and become an active investor to target new avenues of growth, which would probably be a more satisfactory outcome for the Fenway Sports Group.
Liverpool are in desperate need of new players. The signing of the young Dutch international Cody Gakpo was essential but that doesn’t solve the whole issue. The Merseyside giants looking forward to a new midfielder. Enzo Fernandez could be a perfect replacement but Benfica wants £105M. With current financial difficulties and without proper investors it is far from reality.
Will the English giants take the extra step to sign the Argentine?