Report: Qatar takeover update now emerges for Liverpool and Tottenham
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Report: Qatar takeover update now emerges for Liverpool and Tottenham

A fresh Liverpool takeover update has now emerged involving Qatar Sports Investments, according to The Athletic.

As per the report, Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been told by Qatar’s emir, Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, that he would like to make a move for a team in the Premier League.

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Despite this, it is also claimed there is no intention in the short-to-medium term to step away from PSG.

The Athletic subsequently report social media speculation surrounding a Qatari takeover of Liverpool is simply just speculation. As it stands, QSI are not actively pursuing the club.

Consequently, Tottenham Hotspur are now the most likely suitors for Al-Khelaifi.

Qatar don’t appear to be a likely buyer of Liverpool

Despite various rumours circulating, it now appears a Qatari takeover of the Reds is a lot further away than previously reported.

This will come as a relief to many opposing state ownership, due to Qatar’s questionable human rights record.

The people of Merseyside have largely expressed their dismay at such a proposition, so possible investment into the club would likely cause strong resistance and protest.

However, Fenway Sports Group needed to find potential investors as soon as possible.

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The Reds are in an extremely poor situation this season, and an overhaul of certain parts of the squad is definitely needed going forward.

With a lack of funds for this, FSG need to secure that cash injection to back Jurgen Klopp in the transfer market.

Otherwise, Liverpool could miss out on Champions League qualification.

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