Sky Sports report on Liverpool’s potential takeover & Gerrard’s not guilty plea

The lead story this Friday in the Premier League surrounds news of Liverpool’s discussions with Kuwaiti tycoon Nasser Al-Kharafi (pictured) regarding a potential takeover of the Anfield club.

It is understood that meetings have already taken place between the respective parties, with Al-Kharafi, who has an estimated £9-12 billion fortune, said to be negotiating a £400 million buy-out of both American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett’s stakes.

Covering the breaking story, a Sky Sports News report can be seen here.


In other Liverpool related news, Steven Gerrard today appeared in court to answer his charges of assault and affray in relation to the nightclub brawl several weeks back, with the Liverpool midfielder submitting a not guilty plea to the court. Gerrard’s court case has been set for March 20th.

A short Sky Sports News report into Gerrard’s court appearance today can be seen here.