Chelsea bidders with billions have no interest in buying Liverpool

The Ricketts family (worth $4.4 billion, according to Forbes’ real-time net worth calculator) won’t be throwing their hat in the ring to buy Liverpool Football Club.

This update comes courtesy of a tweet from the Daily Telegraph’s Matt Law following Fenway Sports Group’s statement announcing the club’s potential sale.

I have been told that the Ricketts family, who were one of the final bidders for Chelsea, will not be stepping up to buy Liverpool.

— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) November 8, 2022

The Americans are said to have already received an approach and other reports have claimed growing interest in the Middle Eastern Premier League side.

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We would not be surprised to hear of groups from that region making efforts to take over the party after previous failed attempts, including a 2007 bid by Dubai International Capital.

Whoever enters the club, whether through third-party investment or taking control as a majority shareholder, it is essential that they have as unblemished a personal record as possible: a questionable human rights record, for example, would be a big no-no. not in terms of the core fan base.

While the prospect of going head-to-head with Manchester City and Newcastle United is more than enticing, it simply cannot come at the price of our morale.

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