FSG attracted attention after announcing its decision to welcome investment opportunities for Liverpool Football Club, although not ruling out the possibility of a complete sale.
The decision to hand over Mike Gordon’s responsibilities with the Anfield team to Billy Hogan certainly suggests that the Americans are taking this course of action very seriously.
“The move is described as a natural evolution that will see CEO Billy Hogan take on more responsibility for operations,” David Ornstein wrote for The Athletic. “Sources with knowledge of the situation indicate that Gordon will now focus on a possible sale of Liverpool by owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG).”
The Merseysiders are set to take on Southampton in the English top flight following another penalty shootout victory in the Carabao Cup.
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It’s too early to determine which direction Fenway will move when it comes to whether to bring in an outside investor or hand over the keys to another party altogether.
There are options our current owners can pursue with the likes of Stephen Pagliuca linked to us, and fellow American Steve Ballmer could be an ideal alternative (although there are currently no genuine ties between the Clippers owner and us) given his remarkable wealth and popularity. . .
If a sellout occurs, it is clear that it will take longer than the winter period for John W. Henry and his partners to come to an agreement on the line.
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