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Liverpool chairman breaks silence on reports of club sale

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The American owners are ready to move on from the Reds.

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has confirmed reports about Fenway Sports Group’s decision to sell the club.

Earlier this month, the Athletic reported that FSG were planning to end their investment in the Premier League side. The English source has claimed the owners are actively reshuffling staff to pave the way for the club’s sale.

Speaking to Boston Globe, Werner revealed FSG are considering such a move.

“We’re exploring a sale, but there’s no urgency, no time frame for us, and as far as I’m concerned, it’s business as usual,” he said. “One outcome could be our continued stewardship for quite a while.”

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FSG partner Sam Kennedy said earlier this week that several interested parties had come forward to invest in Liverpool.

“There has been a lot of interest from numerous potential partners considering investment into the club,” he said. “It is early days in terms of exploring possibilities for possible investment into Liverpool.”

He added: “Great companies grow by adding value to their business. One way to increase that value from time to time is to sell assets or add investors. Does that mean FSG is going to sell Liverpool? I do not know.

“It’s John Henry’s, Tom Werner’s and Mike Gordon’s job to responsibly run Fenway Sports Group and they felt this was an ideal time to explore possible opportunities for investment into the club.”