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Matt Cooper: Liverpool FC transfer rumours raise questions about club’s future

The football club was recently valued at £3.6 billion, but if FSG, its American owner, sells up, what will it mean for the team beloved of so many Irish fans?

It’s not often that the back page of this newspaper engages in the type of transfer speculation beloved of the sports pages in others. It’s time though for a bit today, to engage in chatter about the future ownership and attendant prospects of a club for whom many Irish fans have a deep attachment: Liverpool FC.

1. Why would Liverpool’s owner FSG want to sell?

The football team – the core business – is not ...