CBS journalist shares Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund’s stance on buying Liverpool

Fenway Sports Group has already received at least one approach from a potential buyer following its blockbuster Liverpool announcement.

However, it appears we can safely rule out Mumtalakat Holding Company (Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund) as being the identity of the aforementioned party, according to a tweet from CBS Sports reporter Ben Jacobs.

The Merseysiders are reported to be the subject of interest from US and Middle Eastern investors and a second offering is expected from the latter following the failed takeover attempt by Dubai International Capital in 2007.

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The question on the lips of many Liverpool fans is: why now?

The obvious answer, which can already be drawn from The Athletic’s report on the matter, is that FSG is reacting to the reality of the landscape in the English top flight with Newcastle, another major threat to its sustainability-led model following the acquisition of PIF. .

There’s no question that the financial disparity between us and our well-funded domestic rivals is widening, though that shouldn’t rule out the very real possibility of a minority shareholder coming along to provide a boost.

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