Reuters have reported that they have been given information from a “source close to the situation” that the Liverpool Football Club board is seeking a valuation of the club of in the region of £200m (US$348.5m).
Earlier today Liverpool FC released the following statement to the press:
“The board of Liverpool FC has noted the recent press speculation concerning possible third-party investment into the club and can confirm that it is continuing discussions with a number of parties regarding a potential investment of new funds into the club.
“Although the structure of any such investment is uncertain, it may include an offer for the entire share capital of the club. Shareholders will be kept updated as appropriate.”