Liverpool hold talks with Middle East consortiums over potential takeover
Liverpool’s entrepreneurs, Fenway Sporting activities Group, have held talks with consortiums from Saudi Arabia and Qatar above the potential sale of the club in a £3bn offer.
It emerged previously this month that FSG ended up thinking of placing the club up for sale, getting taken over them selves in 2010.
The Mail on Sunday now statements leaders of consortiums from the two Gulf states have designed get hold of with FSG director Mike Gordon to register their formal desire in buying the Reds.
It is considered both of those consortiums are personal entities, not condition-owned, but hold near ties to the ruling people of Qatar and Saudi Arabia respectively.
The news arrives in the wake of the announcement that Manchester United are also being floated for a likely sale by their proprietors, the Glazers.
The sale of the two golf equipment to Middle Eastern consortiums has the prospective to deliver them with the shelling out power to match Manchester Metropolis and the freshly rich Newcastle United and could absolutely reshape the leading of the English football pyramid.
Saudi Arabia’s sporting activities minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal just lately inspired takeover bids for both of those Liverpool and Manchester United.
He said: “From the personal sector, I won’t be able to speak on their behalf, but there is a good deal of desire and appetite and there is certainly a lot of passion about football.
“We will certainly support it if any [Saudi] personal sector will come in, since we know that’s heading to mirror positively on sports in just the kingdom.”
Liverpool are also considered to be in talks with a US purchaser, while Manchester United have been connected with bids from Apple and Britain’s wealthiest gentleman, Jim Ratcliffe.