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Liverpool lines up for a foreign buy-out

The £450m takeover bid by a Dubai consortium would inject massive resources into the club – but there are worrying aspects to the deal, writes Linda Maher.

9th December, 2006

While most Liverpool fans have always maintained that their club is based on tradition and values - and would never ‘‘sell out’’ - they must have looked on enviously over the past few years as clubs such as Chelsea and Manchester United were given millions to spend on players in the transfer market.

In recent months, West Ham, Newcastle and Aston Villa have joined the ranks of clubs with money to...

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