A few days ago, Liverpool made around £200 million as owners Fenway Sports Group sold a minority stake to US firm Dynasty Equity, and there was speculation that the newly raised money could be used to strengthen the playing squad under the coach. Jürgen Klopp.
According to several relevant sources, the money will be used for something else – to reduce the depth of the pot and cover the costs of projects such as the ongoing redevelopment of the Anfield Road Stand at Anfield, or, as others have put it, to maintain the club’s balance sheet. and achieve financial stability over a longer period of time.
Unsurprisingly, Klopp was asked about all this in his press conference ahead of the Tottenham Hotspur match on Saturday.
“I understand that people see money in football as a waste and I understand that,” he said.
“I’m instantly involved and I want to spend money too, but people shouldn’t forget that we’re building a new stand… we’ve already built another stand and a training ground, a lot of things that keep the club on its toes. healthy condition for a long time.
“If someone would come and help us do this, that would be great. It’s not that we need a £200m budget to spend on the team, but the better we are, the more we can spend anyway.”